NGC 4639 is a beautiful example of a type of galaxy known as a barred spiral. It lies over 70 million light-years away in the constellation of Virgo and is one of about 1,500 galaxies that make up the Virgo Cluster.
Reaching adulthood certainly takes longer than it did a generation ago, but new research shows one way that parents are contributing to the delay.
The newly-discovered layered superconductor, Ln(O,F)BiS2, discovered in 2012, achieves a maximum Tc of 10.6 K. The superconductivity emerges by carrier doping to the parent compound.
Video game maker Atari's U.S. operations have filed for bankruptcy protection in an effort to separate from their French parent company, which is filing a similar motion separately in France.
Children around the world who grow up in dangerous neighborhoods exhibit more aggressive behavior, says a new Duke University-led study that is the first to examine the topic across a wide range of countries.
The Gemini Planet Imager (GPI) was built for one purpose: imaging extrasolar planets. In the seven months since it came online, GPI is proving to be an order-of-magnitude improvement-so much so that it may rewrite the rules ...
Mother's education trumps marriage or co-habitation when it comes to well-being of children, study shows
(Phys.org)—It is more important for a child's well-being that they have well educated parents than that they have parents who are married or live together, according to a new study.
Separated families in Australia are living with less parental conflict, an outcome likely to have been brought about by increased relationship services, not parenting time arrangements.
Do parents defend their offspring whenever necessary, and do self-sacrificing parents really exist? To answer this question, researchers of the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna examined defence behaviours of parent ...
Apps that keep young children occupied abound but there are some that are educational, fun and free to boot. What's more they can make an heirloom record of a young child's development.