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By News Desk
The Event Horizon Telescope is expected to release the first image of a black hole on Wednesday. In preparation for what might be a momentous day, here’s what you need to know.
By Nsikan Akpan
How 300 scientists in 12 countries across four continents detected one of the universe's most elusive particles.
By Amanda Grennell
Astronomers have discovered a collision of neutron stars that released both a stream of gravitational waves and a flash of light, backing one of Einstein's theories.
By Rashmi Shivni
The White House’s full budget request for 2018 seeks sharp cuts to cancer research, climate science and children’s health insurance.
By Nsikan Akpan, Laura Santhanam
By Sarah Scoles, Scientific American
The National Science Foundation is considering pulling its support from the famous Arecibo radio dish in Puerto Rico…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Alaska's glaciers are facing a warm future. Scientists are digging into the icy giants to learn more about how they have weathered past climate changes, and if they will survive.
Experiments with solar power hope to answer a burning question: can we harness enough solar energy to make fuel for cars?…
Teenagers in Oakland, Cali. are ready to go on the air with their STEM reporting. Youth Radio, a program underwritten by the National Science Foundation, is teaching high school students how to be in-depth reporters covering science and…
An overpass near the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge collapsed last month after a gasoline truck crashed into a guardrail and burst into flames. For an engineering professor, the incident has turned into a lesson for building safer structures.
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