Articles by

Maria Temming

Gender-affirming care improves mental health for transgender youth

Daniel’s birth certificate is marked “female,” but Daniel is nonbinary — not exclusively male nor female. “I’m...

Vera Rubin’s work on dark matter led to a paradigm shift in cosmology

Bright Galaxies, Dark Matter, and BeyondAshley Jean YeagerMIT Press, $24.95 Vera Rubin’s research forced cosmologists to...

Greece’s Santorini volcano erupts more often when sea level drops

When sea level drops far below the present-day level, the island volcano Santorini in Greece gets ready...

A super-short gamma-ray burst defies astronomers’ expectations

A surprisingly short gamma-ray burst has astronomers rethinking what triggers these celestial cataclysms. The Fermi Gamma-ray Space...

The tiny dot in this image may be the first look at exomoons in the making

New telescope images may provide the first view of moons forming outside the solar system. The Atacama...

The latest picture of a black hole captures Centaurus A’s massive jets

The Event Horizon Telescope is expanding its portfolio of black hole images. In 2019, the telescope unveiled...

An atomic clock that could revolutionize space travel just passed its first test

An atomic clock that could transform deep-space travel has successfully completed its first test run in space....

How a gecko named Mr. Frosty could help shed new light on skin cancer

A gecko named Mr. Frosty and his kin have helped scientists uncover the genetic glitch that gives...