Radioactive decay rates vary with the sun's rotation: research
Radioactive decay rates, thought to be unique physical constants and counted on in such fields as medicine and anthropology, may be more variable than once thought.
Scientists find errors in hypothesis linking solar flares to global temperature
Monster Waves on the Sun are Real (w/ Video)
Sometimes you really can believe your eyes. That's what NASA's STEREO (Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory) spacecraft are telling researchers about a controversial phenomenon on the sun known as the "solar ...
Data from Voyager 1 point to interstellar future
(Phys.org) -- Data from NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft indicate that the venerable deep-space explorer has encountered a region in space where the intensity of charged particles from beyond our solar system has ...
Mystery of the Solar Tsunami -- Solved (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Sometimes you really can believe your eyes. That's what NASA's Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO) is telling researchers about a controversial phenomenon on the sun known as ...
First ever STEREO images of the entire Sun (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- It's official: The sun is a sphere.
Inkjet-printed graphene electrodes may lead to low-cost, large-area, possibly foldable devices
Work begins on world's deepest underground lab
(AP) -- Far below the Black Hills of South Dakota, crews are building the world's deepest underground science lab at a depth equivalent to more than six Empire State buildings - a place uniquely suited to ...
Turning windows into powerplants
If a new development from labs at MIT pans out as expected, someday the entire surface area of a buildings windows could be used to generate electricity without interfering with the ability to ...
Researchers shed new light on dark energy, cosmic speed-up
In a new study, Dartmouth researchers rule out a controversial theory that the accelerating expansion of the universe is an illusion.
Researchers make magnetic fields breakthrough
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of Dundee have made a breakthrough in the study of magnetic fields, which enhances our understanding of how stars, including the Sun, work.
Scientists investigate mystery of telephone cord buckles
Solving the solar cell power conversion dilemma
Future looks bright for carbon nanotube solar cells
(Phys.org) —In an approach that could challenge silicon as the predominant photovoltaic cell material, University of Wisconsin-Madison materials engineers have developed an inexpensive solar cell that exploits ...