Monster Solar Flare Spares Earth, for Now
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Largest Glacier Calving Ever Filmed
Wow! The Most Amazing Images in Science This Week
Homemade lightning storm, a new panda cub and California's Rim fire are just a few of our amazing images this week.
PHD Comics: How Grad School is just like Kindergarten
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See the frog? When NASA rocket launched, so did the frog...
Frog lovers, close your eyes.
Lego Antikythera Mechanism
Built in Greece at around 100 BCE, the Antikythera Mechanism is the oldest known scientific computer. It was lost for 2000 years, but recovered from a shipwreck in 1901. In 2010, we built a fully-functional replica out of Lego.
Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony: Where Science and Comedy Collide...
Science, in its ceaseless quest to serve humanity, marches ever onward in pursuit of truth and wisdom. But at the annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony, science takes a break, pours itself a drink and has a good, hearty laugh.
Space cadets line up for one-way Mars trip
Space cadets line up for one-way Mars trip (via AFP) More than 200,000 people from 140 countries have applied to go to Mars and never return, the group behind an ambitious venture to colonize the inhospitable red planet has said. Bas Lansdorp, a ...
Pauli effect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The is a term referring to the apparently mysterious 'anecdotal' failure of technical equipment in the presence of certain people. The term was coined using the name of the theoretical physicist . The Pauli effect is not to be confused with the , w...