Examining the supermassive black hole in our galaxy

The supermassive black hole (SMBH) at our galaxy's core, Sagittarius A*, is modest in size with only 4.15 million solar-masses. The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) recently released a dramatic submillimeter image of it as seen ...

How birds distinguish where a specific sound is coming from

Nagoya University physiologists have furthered understanding of the bird neural circuitry that allows them to distinguish where a specific sound is coming from. Their findings, published in the journal Science Advances, could ...

Detector advance could lead to cheaper, easier medical scans

Researchers in the U.S. and Japan have demonstrated the first experimental cross-sectional medical image that doesn't require tomography, a mathematical process used to reconstruct images in CT and PET scans . The work, published ...

Electron movements in liquid measured in super-slow motion

Electrons are able to move within molecules when they are excited from outside or in the course of a chemical reaction. For the first time, scientists have now succeeded in studying the first few dozen attoseconds of this ...

A new measure of segregation

Segregation, as history and modern times have shown, plays a profound role in social and economic outcomes.

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