An international team of astronomers, including Professor Bob Nichol from the University of Portsmouth, has confirmed the discovery of the most distant supernova ever detected – a huge cosmic explosion that took place 10.5 ...
An international team of astronomers has created the largest ever three-dimensional map of distant galaxies in a bid to help them understand one of the most mysterious forces in the universe.
Limpet teeth might be the strongest natural material known to man, a new study has found.
Scientists have solved a cosmic mystery by finding evidence that supermassive black holes prevent stars forming in some smaller galaxies.
For the first time, scientists have experimentally demonstrated how multiphoton interference with thermal light can be observed beyond the coherence time, paving the way to a possible new range of applications in high-precision ...
Fossils of the oldest mammals related to mankind have been discovered on the Jurassic Coast of Dorset.
When it comes to feeding time sea slugs are the pirates of the underwater world - attacking prey that have just eaten in order to plunder their target's meal, new research has found.
Dogs produce more facial expressions when humans are looking at them, according to new research from the University of Portsmouth.
Genes which determine animal complexity – or what makes humans so much more complex than a fruit fly or a sea urchin – have been identified for the first time.
Domestic dogs may have lost some of their innate animal skill when they came in from the wild, according to new research conducted at the Wolf Science Center in Austria.