Astronomers discover fastest-spinning pulsar

A team of astronomers led by McGill University graduate student Jason Hessels has discovered the fastest-spinning neutron star, or pulsar, ever found. The 20-mile-diameter superdense pulsar, which at 716 revolutions per second ...

Fossil Galaxy Reveals Clues to Early Universe

A tiny galaxy has given astronomers a glimpse of a time when the first bright objects in the universe formed, ending the dark ages that followed the birth of the universe.

Ancient bodies found in Irish bog

Researchers in Ireland and Britain are revealing details about two 2-millennia-old bodies found in Irish peat bogs.

Macworld new products and reactions

The Macworld Expo show floor buzzed with its usual annual energy Wednesday as hundreds of vendors and thousands of attendees converged to discuss new products, Apple's recently introduced hardware and upcoming technologies. ...

Sonofusion Bubbles Up

Sonofusion works, according the latest volley in the argument over the feasibility of acoustically driven nuclear fusion.

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