Some stars have the element neon to thank for their ultimate, explosive demise, according to astrophysical research.
via Gizmodo https://ift.tt/3bGlcUZ
Despite decades of searching, no one has yet cracked the mystery of dark matter. One hypothesis to explain it relies on strange x-rays emanating from distant galaxies and galaxy clusters, but a new paper appears to rule out dark matter as producing these mysterious x-rays.
via Gizmodo https://ift.tt/2xuHfzm
You won’t see many living things above the ocean surface hundreds of miles southeast of Madagascar—an albatross or the occasional fishing vessel may break up the hours of solitude. But beneath the surface, lava from Earth’s mantle has uplifted a long, underwater mountain range with a flat top extending 5 kilometers…
via Gizmodo https://ift.tt/2UyDJLV
A host of companies, including IBM, Microsoft, and Google, along with universities and national labs have teamed up to form the COVID-19 High Performance Computing (HPC) Consortium. This new partnership is designed to provide scientists with supercomputing resources as they figure out how to combat the…
via Gizmodo https://ift.tt/2Jb7o8I