orbits

07/27/2012 - 07:08

The most massive stars in the universe have paths that are not as calm as previously thought; they come very close to neighboring stars and suck material from their companions much like a vampire does or they melt together to become even more massive. These are the most recent findings of an international team of researchers involving the University of Bonn. The results have now been published in the renowned scientific journal “Science“.

01/24/2012 - 15:44

Rice University physicists have gone to extremes to prove that Isaac Newton's classical laws of motion can apply in the atomic world: They've built an accurate model of part of the solar system inside a single atom of potassium.