Astronomy Sep 19
All objects in our solar system are build from matter synthesized in previous generations of stars. Using high-precision isotope measurements of neodymium and samarium, scientists from Münster (Germany), Chicago and Livermore (USA) have now found that Earth contains more material from red giant stars than primitive meteorites (chondrites) located in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
Astronomy Sep 16

The dusty disk surrounding the star TW Hydrae exhibits circular features that may signal the formation of protoplanets.

Environment Sep 14

Research news - Small-leaved limes do not transpire to the same extent in all environments as a study by Mohammad Rahman from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) concludes.