Andrew Grant

All Stories by Andrew Grant

  1. Space

    Life has prospects on moons of giant extrasolar planets

    Astronomers show how bodies orbiting distant Jupiters could be habitable.

  2. Space

    Stellar baby picture

    The newborn stars, not even a million years old, formed when regions of a cloud of cool dust and gas (visible at center left) collapsed from gravity.

  3. Physics

    New clock revolves around an atom’s mass

    A controversial new study claims that time can be measured by precisely determining a single particle's heft.

  4. Chemistry

    Hottest temperature ever measured is a negative one

    Ultracold gas sets record on the kelvin scale.

  5. Space

    LHC sees odd behavior in superhot particle soup

    Coordinated motion in debris from lead-proton collisions may yield clues about quark-gluon plasma.

  6. Space

    Glimpse at early universe finds expansion slowdown

    BOSS project looks at acceleration rate before dark energy hit the gas.