A Texas Tech astrophysicist was part of a team of researchers that discovered the first examples of black holes in globular star clusters in our own galaxy, upsetting 40 years of theories against their possible existence.
11/4/2013 2:00 PM EST
Meteorite bombardment left large craters that contained water and chemical building blocks for life, which ultimately led to the first organisms.
10/29/2013 11:45 AM EDT
The Center for Communication Research houses state-of-the art technology for studying all facets of audience response to media messages—video, audio, online, commercial, informational and more. The center contains more than 6,000 square feet of...
10/25/2013 10:25 AM EDT
Texas Tech Physicist’s New Spectroscopic Camera Captures Day-Old Supernova 73 million Light Years from Earth
Team discovers first early-stage images from a stripped-envelope supernova.
10/16/2013 12:00 PM EDT
Texas Tech’s High Energy Physics Group played a significant role in advancing the theory and in discovering the particle at The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) that proves the existence of the Higgs boson, announced in March this...
10/8/2013 12:00 PM EDT
After studying genetically modified mice, the discovery could lead to supplements and a diet regime that will increase metabolism and decrease muscle fatigue in humans.
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Vehicle/Motorcycle Accident Regularity Possibly Linked to Brain Miscalculating Time of Impact of Smaller Objects
Results show that small, near objects can appear farther away than larger, farther objects.
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Texas Tech, Texas A&M, Private Donors Play Key Roles in Largest Quail Disease Decline Study Ever Undertaken
In the spring of 2010, hunters in Texas waited with baited breath for an excellent quail season. By October, the birds had flown the coop.
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Texas Tech Expert Testifies Before Congress: Public Misinformation Is Greatest Challenge in Windstorm/Tornado Mitigation
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