Most asteroids and meteorites originate from the splintering of a handful of minor planets formed during the infancy of our solar system, a new study shows.
Black holes are famous for their muscle: an intense gravitational pull known to gobble up entire stars and launch streams of matter into space at almost the speed of light.
About 100 million years ago an infant lizard's life was cut short when it crawled into a sticky situation.
In the 65-million-year-old arms race between bats and moths, some moth species rub their genitals to jam the calls of bats. Radar jamming is commonly used in human warfare, allowing pilots to render themselves invisible. ...
(Phys.org)—University of Florida researchers have discovered for the first time that some Earth bacteria can live under the same low pressure conditions found on Mars.
A team of researchers from the University of Florida department of chemistry has developed a new technique for growing new materials from nanorods.
(Phys.org)—A small African mammal with an unusual ability to regrow damaged tissues could inspire new research in regenerative medicine, a University of Florida study finds.
An international team of scientists is rewriting a page from the quantum physics rulebook using a University of Florida laboratory once dubbed the coldest spot in the universe.
(Phys.org) -- Seeing is believing, except when you don't believe what you see. Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have found a puzzling arc of light behind an extremely massive cluster of galaxies residing 10 ...
Using data from NASAs Kepler Mission, astronomers announced the discovery of two new transiting circumbinary planet systems -- planets that orbit two stars. This work establishes that such two sun ...