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December 3, 2014

 

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So Long, Sun

Bad news: The sun is going to burn out and life as we know it will be over. Good news: We've still got 5 billion years left.

April 22, 2014

 

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope will focus it's efforts on light in the infrared portion of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Red Dwarf Stars And The Search For Extraterrestrial Life

As it turns out, life may not be limited to orbits around sun-like stars.

March 13, 2014

 

Look up into the night sky and you're really looking deep into the past.

Looking Backwards Through Time

It's not as difficult as you might think to look into the past.

January 20, 2014

 

One of the ... storing

Unlikely Source For Renewable Battery Breakthrough

A recent discovery could allow us to affordably store energy from renewable sources such as the sun in batteries powered by rhubarb.

October 25, 2013

 

Rip tides aren't actually that wild of a ride.

How Rip Tides Got a Bad Rap

Rip tides have taken on mythical proportions as killer waves.

September 30, 2013

 

Sunrise or sunset?

Sunrise Or Sunset: How Do You Tell?

When looking at a picture of the sun, how could you tell whether or not it's rising or setting?

June 21, 2013

 

Do you believe in alien life?

New Red Planets Might Support Life!

One of the great mysteries: Does life exist elsewhere in the universe. Research has found that such planets may be more common, and much closer, than we think.

June 4, 2013

 

Increased UV exposure triggers melanin production, resulting in more freckles.

Sunkissed: Why Do We Have More Freckles During The Summer?

Ever wonder why our freckles seem to multiply with the advent of warmer weather and longer days?

August 1, 2012

 

The difference between day and night...

Why Are Nights More Calm Compared To The Day?

More often than not, the wind dies down at night after a blustery day. Where does the wind go? Why are nights generally more calm than days?

July 20, 2012

 

Exoplanet Hunters at La Silla, Chile.

Scientists Are Discovering New Exoplanets Every Week

Did you know it seems we're discovering a new exoplanet every week?

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