Super-massive black holes began growing when universe was very young

The most massive black holes began growing at a very fast rate when the universe was only about 1.2 billion years old, according to a new study by astronomers in Tel Aviv.

A first look at flight in 2025

NASA has just tasked three companies to look into the future and design a more "green" aircraft for 2025.

Black holes found in thunderstorms

Scientists using NASA's Fermi Space Telescope have detected antimatter produced above thunderstorms on Earth, a phenomenon never seen before.

So you think you can solve a cosmology puzzle? Dark matter news

( -- Cosmologists have come up with a new way to solve their problems. They are inviting scientists, including those from totally unrelated fields, to participate in a grand competition. The idea is to spur outside interest in one of cosmology

NASA test fires new rocket engine for commercial space vehicle

Stennis Space Center conducted a successful test firing on Wed., Nov. 10, 2010 of the liquid-fuel AJ26 engine that will power the first stage of Orbital Sciences Corp.

NASA's Fermi telescope finds giant structure in our galaxy

NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope unveiled a previously unseen structure centered on the Milky Way. The feature spans 50,000 light-years.

Tibetan monks turn to USA to train minds in science

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World's youngest Yoga teacher, six, hailed as a miracle at indian ashram

She starts her classes at 5.30am every morning, dressed in white leggings and a red t-shirt surrounded by 30 eager pupils ranging from businessmen to teachers to pensioners.

How to achieve ‘biological immortality’ naturally

Evolutionary biologist Michael Rose, professor at University of California, Irvine, says he has discovered a natural way to achieve “biological immortality”

UK centre for intelligent design claims it will focus on science, not religion

The newly opened Centre for Intelligent Design aims to start a debate in the UK that's not about religion but about evidence

Large Hadron Collider (LHC) generates a 'mini-Big Bang'

The Large Hadron Collider has successfully created a mini-Big Bang by smashing together lead ions instead of protons.