It's time-out for leap seconds

Meeting in Versailles, France, on Friday, the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM) has called time-out on "leap seconds"—the little jumps occasionally added to clocks running on Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), ...

Research unveils birthplace of gold-rich stars

A team of researchers from the University of Notre Dame and Tohoku University have revealed the birthplace of so-called "gold-rich" stars—stars with an abundance of heavy elements beyond iron, including the "jewelry store ...

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