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Predicting solar flares

An international team of researchers, led by Queen's University Belfast, has devised a high-precision method of examining magnetic fields in the Sun's atmosphere, representing a significant leap forward in the investigation ...

dateNov 16, 2015 in General Physics
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How dogs find their way home (without a GPS)

Animals' ability to navigate long distances has long been shrouded in mystery. From the skill of racing pigeons to find their way home, to the seasonal breeding migration of the humpback whale, a huge range of creatures are ...

dateMay 16, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Rotational clock for stars needs recalibration

New work from a team of astronomers led by Carnegie's Jennifer van Saders indicates that one recently developed method for determining a star's age needs to be recalibrated for stars that are older than our Sun. This is due ...

dateJan 04, 2016 in Astronomy
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