Zach Adams

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Neighbouring Dwarf Galaxies Refuse To Fit The Standard Model Of The Universe

The dwarf galaxies that circle the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies don’t really belong there, according to a new study, which claims these stars defy the standard model of galaxy formation.<p>When you call something the Standard Model, it makes it sound like it’s the accepted norm, the thing that …

Liquid spacetime: A very slippery superfluid, that's what spacetime could be like

Quantum mechanics is able to effectively explain three of the four fundamental forces of the Universe (electromagnetism, weak interaction and strong …

Why Habitable Exoplanets Might Mean Humanity Is Doomed

Last week, scientists announced the discovery of Kepler 186f, a planet 492 light years away in the Cygnus constellation. Kepler 186f is special …

Microbes provide insights into evolution of human language

Big brains do not explain why only humans use sophisticated language, according to researchers who have discovered that even a species of pond life …

Deep-Space Missions Can Cause 'Cognitive Deficits' in Astronauts

The first astronauts who set foot on the moon were quarantined for three weeks when they returned to Earth. Scientists weren't sure what kinds of …