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Markarian 177 and SDSS1133. Credit: W. M. Keck Observatory/M. Koss (ETH Zurich) et al.

Mystery of Dwarf Galaxy

Mystery of Dwarf Galaxy

'Kicked' black hole or mega star?

Corn field

"Green Revolution" Changes Our Atmosphere

"Green Revolution" Changes Our Atmosphere

Ancient carbonate rock reveals early sulfur-breathing bacteria. Credit: Iadviga Zhelezinskaia.

Ancient Rocks Reveal Hot Spot of Early Life

Ancient Rocks Reveal Hot Spot of Early Life

Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science. Credit: Andrew Snadecki

New Quantum Center Launched

New Quantum Center Launched

UMD and NIST researchers aim to understand how quantum systems can store, transport, process information.

Eastern red spotted newt. Photo: Edward Kabay

Imported Fungus Endangers Newts

Imported Fungus Endangers Newts

Scientists call for action now before the disease ravages wild newts and salamanders in the Americas.