Steve Goscinski

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New Cosmic Distance Measurement Points the Way to Elusive Dark Energy

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.—More galaxies are separated by about 490 million light-years than by any other large distance, astronomers have found in the …

Cheap Battery Can Store Energy for a Rainy Day

Power harvested from the Sun and wind is pouring into electricity grids by the gigawatt. That makes it ever more important to find an efficient and …

Long a Mystery, How 500-Meter-High Undersea Waves Form Is Revealed

Some of the largest ocean waves in the world are nearly impossible to see. Unlike other large waves, such as tsunamis or rogue waves, these rollers, …

Comet Craft Approaches Its Target

Space scientists are used to moments of high tension. They often have just one chance to get things right, and experiments can hinge on the success …

New Genetic Clue to Lupus Is Found

It was a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup moment in genetic evolution: The end of one gene fused to the beginning of another and, voilà, a new, composite …

Astronomers Get a Clearer Look at Supermassive Black Holes at Galactic Centers

Many of the astronomers and physicists invited to the meeting feared for their safety. Others felt that the event should be cancelled outright. To …