Physics study examines moviegoers' behavior

With the summer blockbuster movie season in full swing, studios are spending millions of marketing dollars to convince us that their offerings are "must-see" movies. And legions of critics are telling us which films are "hits" ...

Ancient Chinese lampreys are studied

The fossilized remains of two tiny freshwater lampreys have been found in Inner Mongolia, China, each about 125 million years old.

Social music lovers become 'Moggers'

The launch of a site intertwining music blogging into a social network could be an opportunity for MOG to segue into a deal with major players in the music industry including music labels and online music stores, if not also ...

Photonics: Pump up the bandwidth

U.S. scientists say they've developed an optical amplifier based on silicon that works across a wide range of frequencies.

Scientists find the reason behind black holes' light shows

A team of astronomers led by the University of Michigan may know how black holes are lighting up the Universe. New data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory show, for the first time, that powerful magnetic fields are the ...

Pluto Could Lose Planet Status

At its conference this August, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) will make a decision that could see Pluto lose its status as a planet.

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