Compact galaxies discovered by LAMOST

A research team of Chinese astronomers has recently discovered 1,547 compact galaxies in the LAMOST DR9, of which 1,417 are newly discovered and include a large sample of Green Pea, Blueberry and Purple Grape galaxies. This ...

Growing quantum dots in a regular arrangement

Quantum dots could one day constitute the basic information units of quantum computers. In collaboration with colleagues from Copenhagen and Basel, researchers from Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) and the Technical University ...

Super scintillators enable X-ray detection at an ultralow level

The introduction of lead-free metal halide powder into a scintillation screen took some tinkering. Once a KAUST team worked out the right technique, they were able to produce an exceptionally efficient, robust and flexible ...

New algorithms give digital images more realistic color

If you've ever tried to capture a sunset with your smartphone, you know that the colors don't always match what you see in real life. Researchers are coming closer to solving this problem with a new set of algorithms that ...

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