Two New Forms of Salt Water Could Rewrite Fundamental Chemistry

Two newly discovered forms of frozen salt water could help scientists resolve a mystery concerning the Solar System's ice-encrusted moons.

Another Person Has Been 'Cured' of HIV

A high-risk stem cell transplant has rid a middle-aged man of any signs of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) more than nine years after treatment.

Light sensor achieves 200% efficiency

Netherland's team of researchers developed a light sensor more sensitive than anything built before.

'Missing Link' Black Hole Hidden in Our Own Galaxy

A comma-shaped molecular cloud near the center of the Milky Way seems to be orbiting one of the most sought-after objects in astronomy - an intermediate black hole.

Antarctic sea ice reaches lowest levels ever recorded

In the southern hemisphere summer of 2022, the amount of sea ice dropped to 1.92m sq km on 25 February – an all-time low based on satellite observations that started in 1979.

Scientists have discovered a new core at the center of the Earth

The new layer of the inner core consists of an iron-nickel alloy, like other parts of the core, but it has a different crystal structure.

Scientists find evidence that black holes are the source of dark energy

Observations of supermassive black holes at the centres of galaxies point to a likely source of dark energy  - the "missing" 70% of the Universe.

Quantum breakthrough could revolutionise computing

A UK University team developed a system able to transport information from one chip to another with a reliability of 99.999993% at record speeds. 

Unexpected ring around the dwarf planet found

The dwarf planet is known as Quaoar. The presence of a ring at a distance of almost seven and a half times the radius of Quaoar, opens up a mystery for astronomers to solve: why has this material not coalesced into a small moon?

Mysterious Dark Galaxy Emits No Visible Light

One newly discovered dwarf galaxy, FAST J0139+4328, located a mere 94 million light-years away is barely emitting any light at all. The galaxy seems to be made up almost entirely of dark matter.

Scientists Studying Earth's Trees Issue A Warning to Humanity

In 2021, a global assessment found a shocking one-third of all tree species are currently teetering on the edge of existence. The extinction of a single species can cause a massive domino effect.

Japan's First Large-Scale Offshore Wind Farm

Japan marked progress toward its green energy transition with the start of a new offshore wind farm at Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture.

World's first wind farm with 16 MW turbines

Construction of the world’s first offshore wind farm featuring 16 megawatt (MW) wind turbines has started in China.

Europe's largest solar power project is underway in Portugal

The facility will generate energy that is equivalent to 370 million cubic meters of gas per year.

2022, year when solar age truly began

The record-breaking 2022 EU solar market is 38% or 10 GW higher than what SolarPower Europe expected one year ago.