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Cosmic dust change our understanding of the birth of the universe

A new study opens up for entirely new understanding of what the early universe looked like.

Scientists calculate the diffraction of light with quantum physics

New study brings physics closer to uniting Einstein's general theory of relativity and quantum mechanics.

Scientists construct climate model for the core of the Earth

For the last year, three satellites have been collecting data about the Earth's magnetism. According to the scientists the enormous quantities of data are extremely detailed and can help them build models to better understand the Earth's magnetic field.

Scientists discover impossible hydrogen bond

This type of bonding was previously considered near impossible.

Scientists observe exploding star through extremely rare cosmic phenomenon

Supernova discovery confirms Einstein's predictions and can be used to calculate the distribution of dark matter.

Mysterious bird was unique cross of two unrelated species

In 2013, volunteer bird banders captured a strange looking bird in Lista, on the southern tip of Norway. Now scientists have determined that the bird was a cross between two different genera – a first for this type of bird.

For Scandinavians, this year's solar eclipse will be mind-blowing

On Friday 20 March 2015, Scandinavians will experience the most complete partial eclipse of the Sun in decades.

Two birds have cheated scientist for decades

Scandinavian scientists have turned the family trees of two birds upside down using genetic analysis.

Scientists to investigate a strange fungus that attacks millipedes

Little known parasitic fungi will be examined closely for the first time.

Black holes slow formation of new stars

New discovery helps us understand why galaxies have fewer stars than they're supposed to.

The Black Death came to Europe at different times

Scientists have long believed that Europe was hit by successive waves of plague because the disease survived on the continent in rats and other rodents. But new research suggests instead that the plague came multiple times along trade routes from the East.

Killer whales and walruses more closely related to wolves than each other

New study shows how some animals ended up looking very similar yet share almost none of the same genetic mutations.