From long, illustrious careers to bright lights snuffed out too soon, we pay homage to noted scientists who passed away in 2016 and their visionary work.
Our understanding of the physical world has come a long way since the old days—the days of fire-lit caves and the flickering shadows that crowded round the fearful human mind. Still, we’ve a long way yet to go, and in that spirit, here’s a brief map of the long road thus far traveled on our journey to enlightenment.
In an extremely rare astronomical event, scientists observe a black hole release jets of plasma as it devours a star.
A new study proposes that Jupiter may have ejected a fifth giant gas planet from our solar system around four billion years ago.
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