Pasta is delicious, but not very strong — unless it’s nuclear pasta. The eerie substance found in the husks of dead stars is the most formidable material in existence with a new study saying it’s 10 billion times stronger than steel.
The highest gatekeepers of Chemistry have officially accepted the new names of the four elements added to the Periodic Table of Elements. These four new elements were announced by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).
There are unexpected compounds found--- or rather can be formed in Uranus an Neptune.
IUPAC released the provisional names of superheavy elements 113, 115, 117 and 118, honoring Japan, Moscow, Tennessee and Russian scientist Yuri Oganessian.
Using the European Southern Observatory's (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have found the best evidence yet of a long-sought type of star - the earliest stars.