Black hole boldly goes where no black hole has gone before

Astronomers have found a black hole where few thought they could ever exist, inside a globular star cluster. The finding has broad implications for the dynamics of stars clusters and also for the existence of a still-speculative ...

Californians bask in solar energy

Soaring energy costs, environmental consciousness and financial incentives have combined to make solar panels part of the California housing landscape.

X-ray Evidence Supports Possible New Class Of Supernova

Evidence for a significant new class of supernova has been found with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton. These results strengthen the case for a population of stars that evolve rapidly ...

Repetitive motion speeds nanoparticle uptake

Newly published research by Rice University chemists and North Carolina State University toxicologists finds that repetitive movement can speed the uptake of nanoparticles through the skin.

EU's e-waste rules affect global market

Three European Union rules on e-waste -- used computer hardware -- likely will touch off a ripple effect beyond Europe, a U.S. researcher says.

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