Akemi Endo

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How Fast Does Earth Move Through The Universe?

Most likely, as you’re reading this right now, you’re sitting down, perceiving yourself as stationary. Yet we know — at a cosmic level — we’re not so stationary after all. For one, the Earth rotates on its axis, hurtling us through space at nearly 1700 km/hr for someone on the equator.<p>That’s not …

Universe

Watch Bill Nye Explain The Science Behind Dreaming -- In Emojis

Bill Nye, the unofficial science teacher for elementary school students in the early '00s, is back to teach you about the brain in a new episode, …

Bill Nye

Earth Could Be Surrounded By Long Hairs of Dark Matter

Our planet may be surrounded by filaments of dark matter stretching away from its surface, according to a new study published by NASA researchers.<p>In …

Los jóvenes mochileros que arriesgan sus vidas en el valle de la cocaína en Perú

Media playback is unsupported on your device<p>Un remoto valle al este de la sierra peruana es el lugar perfecto para el cultivo de la coca.<p>Perú es uno de los países que más cocaína produce en el mundo y es aquí donde se origina más de la mitad. Pero no hay manera fácil de contrabandearla, por lo que …

Leading Harvard physicist has a radical new theory for why humans exist

For example, an astrophysicist might say that the chemical components of our bodies were first forged in the nuclear fires of stars.<p>On the other hand, an evolutionary biologist might look at the similarities between our DNA and that of other primates' and conclude we evolved from apes.<p>Lisa Randall, …

Fontself, crea tu propia fuente tipográfica a partir del lettering

<b>Fontself es un proyecto en Kickstarter que promete que el hacer tipografías propias sea mucho más fácil. Su creador es el diseñador francés Franz</b> …

A New Way of Thinking About Spacetime That Turns Everything Inside Out

<i>One of the weirdest aspects of quantum mechanics is entanglement, because two entangled particles affecting each other across vast distances seems to</i> …

Michio Kaku & Brian Green Explain String Theory in a Nutshell: Elegant Explanations of an Elegant Theory

A few years ago, String Theory seemed the prime candidate for the “long-sought Theory of Everything,” the holy grail of physics that will reveal, …

A Girl Gets Her Period And Is Banished To The Shed: #15Girls

Kamala B.K. is tiny. She's barely 5 feet tall. A bright red ribbon sets off her dark hair.<p>As she walks past our guesthouse in the village of Thankot, we try to get her to come over and talk to us. But the 14-year-old won't come over to the porch.<p>This story is part of our <b>#15Girls series</b>, profiling …

Superfoods To Cut Alzheimer's Risk And Improve Memory

En español | The research is clear: What you eat has a big impact on your brain. In fact, the right foods — and combinations of foods — can enhance …

#InMyShoes: scientists share photos of their footwear in support of eight-year-old girl

Female scientists are showing their support for an eight-year-old who was disappointed that dinosaur shoes were marketed for boys<p>"Why can't girls have dinosaur shoes?"<p>This was the question eight-year-old Sophia Trow asked after she spotted that there were dinosaur shoes for boys - but none for …

Sea Turtles

The surprising downsides of being drop dead gorgeous

Good looks can get you far in life, but psychologists say there are unrecognised pitfalls for the beautiful. David Robson reports.<p>Can you be too beautiful? It is hardly a problem that most of us have to contemplate – as much as we might like to dream that it were the case.<p>Yet the blessings and …

Leatherman Tread QM1 | Hermoso reloj multiusos

<i>Echa un vistazo al hermoso reloj Leatherman Tread QM1, multi usos y elegante. Es el equivalente a una navaja Suiza pero en reloj. Conócelo a</i> …

El científico que aprendió a ver el mundo al revés

Según Jan Degenaar, aprender a ver el mundo al revés es "como aprender a jugar al tenis". El investigador es el último de una serie de científicos …