ANIMATION Emirati national Aisha Al Yazeedi, a research scientist at the NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Center for Astro, Particle, and Planetary Physics, has published her first research paper, featuring some key findings on the evolution of galaxies. Galaxies eventually undergo a phase in which they lose most of their gas, which […]

ANIMATION Analysis of 260 million years of major geological events finds recurring clusters 27.5 million years apart. Geologic activity on Earth appears to follow a 27.5-million-year cycle, giving the planet a “pulse,” according to a new study published in the journal Geoscience Frontiers. “Many geologists believe that geological events are random over […]

Double-exposure photograph of Nikola Tesla in December 1899 sitting in his laboratory in Colorado Springs next to his magnifying transmitter high voltage generator while the machine produced huge bolts of electricity. Study tests viability of 100-year old patented device by inventor. A valve invented by engineer Nikola Tesla a century […]

Mass extinctions align with major asteroid impacts and devastating volcanic outpourings of lava called flood-basalt eruptions. Researchers find that timing of mass extinctions lines up with asteroid impacts and massive volcanic eruptions. Mass extinctions of land-dwelling animals — including amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and birds — follow a cycle of about […]