A new fleet of Moon landers will set sail next year, backed by private companies | Science

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How highly magnetized neutron stars set off powerful cosmic explosions | Science

In 1979, a messenger showed up from deep space: Satellites found an inexplicably brief and powerful flash of gamma rays, the greatest energy kind of light. In the years... Read more »

Men need not apply: university set to open jobs just to women | Science

Women represent just one-third of all scientists in the European Union. Hero Images/Getty Images A Dutch engineering university is taking extreme action to increase its share of female academics... Read more »

Rise of carbon dioxide–absorbing mountains in tropics may set thermostat for global climate | Science

In some damp tropical mountains, carbon dioxide is recorded and eliminated of the environment. Robert Harding/Alamy Stock Picture Dislike the cold? Blame Indonesia. It may sound odd, provided the... Read more »