São Paulo poised to join megatelescope
Nature 506, 7489 (2014). http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/506417a
Author: Elizabeth Gibney
Brazilian state mulls support for Giant Magellan Telescope.
Einstein’s lost theory uncovered
Nature 506, 7489 (2014). http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/506418a
Author: Davide Castelvecchi
Physicist explored the idea of a steady-state Universe in 1931.
Astronomy: Death of a comet
Nature 506, 7488 (2014). http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/506281a
Author: Alexandra Witze
Before it shattered near the Sun, Comet ISON became a scientific celebrity. Now researchers are trying to piece together its lessons.
Astrophysics: Lopsided stellar death
Nature 506, 7488 (2014). doi:10.1038/506298a
Authors: J. Martin Laming
Observations of the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A offer an unprecedented look back at the centre of this explosion, and support the hypothesis that spatial asymmetry is key to explaining the event. See Letter p.339