Andrew Stein

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The Moon May Once Have Been Many Moons

The moon might be the most misleading object in the sky. It’s brilliant, it’s beautiful, it’s silently serene. But if anything actually defines the …

Two stars will collide in 2022 in an event that'll be visible to the naked eye, astronomers predict

A group of scientists and students led by Calvin College professor Larry Molnar are predicting a massive celestial event that, if accurate, will be …

Astronomy

Your Appendix Might Serve an Important Biological Function After All

Wait, what?<p>One of the first things you learn about evolution in school is that the human body has a number of 'vestigial' parts - appendix, wisdom …

Biology

Adriana Lima Has Walked in a Record 16 Victoria's Secret Fashion Shows, and Is "Still Going Strong"

Since she made her debut on the Victoria's Secret runway, Adriana Lima has worn many over-the-top ensembles, that include feathers, lace, and even a cupcake-shaped hat. Now, she is a veteran Angel who, along with Alessandra Ambrosio, holds the record for "the longest modeling contracts in the …

Adriana Lima

Doomed Spacecraft Begins Final Dives Near Saturn’s Rings

Before NASA’s Cassini probe runs out of fuel, the bus-size spacecraft will perform a set of unprecedented orbits around the icy rings.<p>The curtain has opened on the Cassini mission’s final act. In the early hours of December 4, NASA’s long-lived Saturn explorer swung low over the planet’s F ring—the …

Astronomy

These Time-Lapse Videos From Space Show How Much The World Has Changed In 30 Years

In 1984, the desert in Al Jowf, Saudi Arabia, was empty. Then engineers discovered hidden aquifers–as deep as a kilometer underground–and started turning the sand into tomato and alfalfa farms. A NASA time-lapse video, stitched together from high-res satellite images, shows the …

Time-lapse Photography

10 Luxury Gadgets to Give You the Taste of Royalty

Many a times in life we do want to feel special. That urge to feel what it’s like to live a royal life is always there, nestled comfortably in the …

After Centuries, Scientists Have Finally Figured Out How Water Conducts Electricity

One of life's most fundamental processes has been witnessed.<p>It's a textbook moment centuries in the making: more than 200 years after scientists …

Physics has a dizzying array of subdisciplines. This short video breaks it down.

An 8-minute history of the giant field of physics.<p>Physics can be defined simply as the study of matter and energy. But that simple definition covers an enormous range of topics.<p>There’s the classical physics you learned about in high school: It can explain how much force it takes to slide a box …

Physics

NASA's 'Impossible' EmDrive Could Actually Work, Even If It Breaks The Laws Of Physics

Even NASA doesn't know how it works.<p>NASA scientists have determined that an ‘impossible’ engine that could take us to Mars in just 10 weeks does …