Astronomy

Fluid in superdeep diamonds may be from some of Earth's oldest unchanged material

Primordial rock deep in the mantle and dating to just after Earth’s formation could yield insights about the planet’s formation and evolution

Chemists have created and imaged a new form of carbon

A new molecule takes its place among buckyballs, carbon nanotubes and other odd forms of carbon.

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LIGO and Virgo probably spotted the first black hole swallowing up a neutron star

In a first, astronomers may just have detected gravitational waves from a black hole merging with a neutron star.

Engraved bones reveal that symbolism had ancient roots in East Asia

Denisovans might have etched line patterns on two animal bone fragments more than 100,000 years ago in what’s now northern China.