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Archaeologists discover Incan tomb in Peru
Peruvian archaeologists discovered an Incan tomb in the...
New Tonga island ‘now home to flowers and owls’
Scientists have found signs of life on one of the world...
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Earth system impacts of the European arrival and Great Dying in the Americas after 1492
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The Evolution of the Alphabet
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Earth’s magnetic field is acting up and geologists don’t know why?!
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The smoking gun of a newborn star
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Chinese scientists turn copper into ‘gold’
A team of Chinese researchers have turned cheap copper ...
If you think black holes are strange, white holes will blow your mind!
NEVER trust the textbooks, even the ones written by gre...
New theory could explain missing 95 percent of the cosmos!
Scientists at the University of Oxford may have solved ...
A Gravitational-Wave Transient Catalog of Compact Binary Mergers Observed by LIGO and Virgo during the First and Second Observing Runs
We present the results from three gravitational-wave se...
What Happens to the Brain in Zero Gravity?
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Don’t spank your kids. Do time-outs and positive talk instead
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The first observed wimpy supernova may have birthed a neutron star duo
A faint, fleeting supernova may be the key to understan...
Saturn’s “ring rain” is a surprising cocktail of chemicals
The “ring rain” of material falling from Saturn’s rings...
Gaia spots stars flying between galaxies
A team of astronomers using the latest set of data from...
New Artificial Intelligence Does Something Extraordinary, It Remembers!
When you return to school after summer break, it may fe...
19,000 hours of recordings from the Apollo 11 mission online!
NASA and the University of Texas have teamed up to digi...
Could Machine Learning Mean the End of Understanding in Science?
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Laziness helped lead to extinction of Homo erectus
New archaeological research from The Australian Nationa...
Liquid water spied deep below polar ice cap on Mars
Far beneath the deeply frozen ice cap at Mars’s south p...
Jupiter has 12 more moons than we knew about
Astronomers have found 12 more moons around Jupiter, an...
New results indicate interstellar nomad ‘Oumuamua’ is a comet
Oumuamua, the first interstellar object discovered in t...
Colony ship to nearest star only needs crew of 100 to survive
AN INITIAL crew of 98 people might be all that is neede...
Was That Script Written By A Human Or An AI?
If you spent time on social media today, you probably c...
Scientists Have Caught Bacteria “Fishing” For DNA From Their Dead Friends
Bacteria are slippery little suckers. They evolve rapid...
NASA’s InSight Mars Lander Launches to Probe Red Planet’s Deep Interior
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — NASA’s latest...
Gaia’s sky in colour
Gaia’s all-sky view of our Milky Way Galaxy and neighbo...
Diamond from the sky
Fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth about a dec...
Diamonds Found in a Meteorite Once Belonged to a Lost Planet in Our Solar System
Scientists have discovered that tiny diamonds found ins...
13,000-year-old human footprints found off Canada’s Pacific coast
Human footprints found off Canada’s Pacific coast...
The moon formed inside a vaporized Earth synestia
A new explanation for the Moon’s origin has it fo...
Metalens combined with an artificial muscle
Inspired by the human eye, researchers at the Harvard J...
Is the Out of Africa Theory Out?
All the ancestors of contemporary Europeans apparently ...
NASA Budget Proposal Plans End of NASA Funding of ISS
WASHINGTON — NASA’s fiscal year 2019 budget proposal wi...
Deposition rates of viruses and bacteria above the atmospheric boundary layer
“Every day, more than 800 million viruses are deposited...
Sharp stones found in India signal surprisingly early toolmaking advances
Stone-tool makers in what’s now India redesigned their ...
After More Than 100 Years, Wild Wolves Are Returning to Belgium
It’s not hard to find worrying stories about the ...
Star Trek Discovery Feels Increasingly More Comfortable In a Universe of Killers
In many ways, Star Trek: Discovery suffers most of all ...
Our Bodies Could Be Treating a Western Diet Like It Was a Dangerous Infection
The immune system responds to a fast food diet in much ...
Bacteria Living in Our Gut Are Hijacking And Controlling Our Genes
Your gut microflora isn’t just sitting silently w...
The World Needs More Scientists: How We Can Train Millions in Virtual Labs
California wild fires, melting arctic ice caps, and rec...
The Most Effective Way to Lose Weight With Minimal Effort, According to Science
o you want to lose a few kilograms. You’ve h...
NASA’s $1 Billion Probe Just Sent Back Mind-Meltingly Gorgeous New Images of Jupiter
NASA’s $US1 billion Juno spacecraft completed its...
Ancient Beringians: 11,500-Year-Old Genome Reveals Previously Unknown Native American Population
Genetic analysis of DNA from a female infant found at t...
I hate to break it to you, but your bath towel is dirty !
I hate to break it to you, but your bath towel is dirty...
First Blue Moon Total Lunar Eclipse in 150 Years Coming This Month
The first eclipse of 2018 will be a lunar one that come...
Central Black Holes Control Star Formation in Massive Galaxies
Supermassive black holes, with masses more than a milli...
Jaguar conservation depends on neighbors’ attitudes
A survey of residents near two major national parks in ...
2,000-Year-Old Petroglyphs Mapped in Venezuela
Dr. Philip Riris from the Institute of Archaeology at U...
Interactive globe of ancient Earth!
Great interactive globe of ancient Earth! See Pangea, s...
The Celestia Motherlode is a repository for various add...
Solve puzzles for Science.
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Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your c...
Look into space through our online telescopes, under yo...
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Singularity Hub chronicles technological progress by hi...
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Science website, Futurism covers the breakthrough techn...
“Your Digital Legacy” on Film!
“Archival & Digital Legacy, Preserving Your D...
“Cyber Security” panel discussion on Film!
“Color for Photographers” on Film
Color for Photographers Abstract: The colorspace o...
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Pigments and Colors and Dyes, Oh My! available on film
Some chemistry behind the colors we see: Pigments and C...
Darwin Day lecture available on film!
Darwin Day 2019 Lecture Heroes of Evolution: Kettlewell...
New media files in the Library
New media files published from Benny Rigaux-Bricmont,&n...
“Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease” on film
Prometheus Chained, by Peter Paul Rubens, c 1611-1615 P...
Animal behaviour: Ability to learn
March 30 @ 10:00 AM
Innovators in global science education
April 4 @ 10:30 AM
Reconsider cultural difference in online education
April 5 @ 12:00 PM
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