star systems

Astronomers Peer at a Young Star System That Is Strikingly Similar to Our Own

DM Tau has its own asteroid belt, and may be developing its own versions of Earth and Neptune, too.
Becky Ferreira
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Tove Lo, Charli XCX, Elliphant, ALMA and Icona Pop’s New Video Is Bonkers

The video for Tove's new 'Bitches' remix, starring Broad City's Paul Downs, is fully nuts.
Shaad D’Souza
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

There's So Much Potential in Dua Lipa's Live Lounge Supergroup

She performed her track "IDGAF" backed up by Charli XCX, Zara Larsson, MØ, and Alma for the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge, and that hopefully means business.
Lauren O'Neill
New music

Charli XCX’s First ‘Pop 2’ Track Is About Partying Through Pain

“Out of My Head” features Tove Lo, ALMA, and every drown-my-sorrows anxiety you’ve ever had.
Lauren O'Neill
Life on Other Worlds

Compound Associated With Life Found in Two Very Different Locations in Space

Why that's actually not good news for astrobiologists looking for extraterrestrial life.
Becky Ferreira

ALMA Wants to Be Finland’s First Major Pop Star

The Nordic country's pop impact has often come second to its Swedish neighbors, but this 21-year-old is set on taking her sound worldwide.
Ryan Bassil
supermassive black holes

Supermassive Black Holes Don’t Just Destroy Stars—They Help Form New Ones

Black holes regulate the galaxies around them.
Farnia Fekri

An Earth-Sized Telescope Is About to 'See' a Black Hole For the First Time

Chile’s ALMA telescope array is supercharging the quest to image a black hole.
William Rauscher
Make this

This Dish of Chickpeas, Chorizo, and Mexican Beer Will Heal You After a Rough Night

It’s got enough calories in it for a full day’s work on a farm, but odds are you’re going to crawl right back into bed after making it.
Nick Rose

LA’s Best Chefs Are Collaborating on Crazy Doughnuts

Chef Ari Taymor is wrangling talent for a new series, Doughnuts With Friends, at Alma at The Standard’s Sunday brunch in Los Angeles.
Natalie B. Compton

Black Hole Rain Is Like Normal Rain, Only Light-Years in Scale

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter Array have identified an awesome new form of cosmic weather.
Michael Byrne
Los Angeles

How Being Named the 'Best New Restaurant in America' Hurt My Business

After the press, people wouldn’t come in with the same open-minded attitude, or just to enjoy a meal out with their friends. It seemed like they came in just to write a shitty review about us on Yelp.
Ari Taymor