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June 20, 2018


Equinoxes and Solstices Explainer

Depending on where you are, June 21st is the longest day of the year. Or it’s the shortest. Or just another almost equidistant day.

June 12, 2018


Sleep Through The Ages

Ever feel like there weren’t enough hours in the day? Before the Industrial Revolution, people took their downtime in the middle of the night.

June 4, 2018


Turkeys Need Wingmen Too

A UC Berkeley study shows that wild male turkeys operate using cooperative courtship between dominant and subordinate males.

May 29, 2018


Counting Carbs

Based on a 2,000-calorie diet, the body needs 225-325 grams of carbs a day.

May 24, 2018


Say’s Firefly

In Indiana, it’s Pyractomena angulata watching season!

May 23, 2018


The Root Of Plant Potential

Plants are not as passive as one might assume.

May 16, 2018


Cool Question: Why Are Some Glaciers Blue?

Glaciers appear blue due to their density.

May 3, 2018


NASA Twins Study

NASA is studying the impact of traveling to and living in space on the human body.

April 22, 2018


A Trip To The Trash Isles

You’ve probably heard of the garbage patch found between California and Hawaii that is approximately the size of Texas. Myths swirl around it: the patch is so big it can be seen from space and it looks like an island. The trash is so dense—dumped furniture, barrels, wood—there are people living on it. All the […]

April 19, 2018


Preparing For Earth Day

The 2018 Earth Day Theme is getting rid of plastic pollution. On Earth Day, we’ll be running a blog post specifically about plastic pollution in the oceans that has advocacy and conservation tips, as well as an expiation about what “The Great Pacific Garbage Patch” is. If you want to read and think about pollution […]

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