Riley Haug

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Report: STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE Ends Very Close To A NEW HOPE

Yesterday, word spread that the <i>Star Wars: Rogue One</i> band was getting back together for a month's worth of additional shooting (and/or reshoots).<p>This …

Star Wars

12 Scenes That Prove Han Solo Could Use The Force

Ever wonder why George Lucas gave Han the last name "Solo"? It's not because he travels as a lone wolf -- he has Chewie. It's not because he's …

Student Voices Needed in School Reform

So it came as no surprise to me a few years ago when high school student Nikhil Goyal received national recognition for his book <i>One Size Does Not Fit</i> …

Teaching

4 Tools to Merge the Digital and Physical in Your Maker Classroom

Community<p>4 Tools to Merge the Digital and Physical in Your Maker Classroom<p>By Susan Wells     May 30, 2016<p>Susan Wells<p>It’s a new world: the digital and …

Where Should America Build Its Next Space Station?

In case you haven't noticed, NASA's lease on the International Space Station is about to expire, and moving day is just around the corner.<p>Russia plans to begin disassembling the International Space Station sometime in 2023, or 2024 at the latest. Assuming it follows through on the threat, detaching …

Finding aliens may be even easier than previously thought

But in recent years, efforts have begun to simplify the search for intelligent life. Thanks to the efforts of groups like the Breakthrough Foundation, it may be possible in the coming years to send "nanoscraft" on interstellar voyages using laser-driven propulsion. But just as significant is the …

Universe

India Just Launched an Adorable Mini Shuttle Into Space

India is joining the reusable space race. Its space agency has today launched a 22-foot space shuttle, that will be used test the country’s plans for …

3tags.org

When was the last time Mars was this close to Earth?

The Red Planet is going to be very close to Earth this week. (Relatively speaking, that is.) On May 30, Mars will be 75 million kilometers away from Earth, the shortest distance between the two planets. Astronomers refer to this as “Mars close approach” and it happens, on average, every other …

Hubble Space Telescope

The tallest place on Earth is nowhere near Mt. Everest

Whenever the question is asked, "what is the highest point on planet Earth?" people naturally assume that the answer is Mt. Everest.<p>In fact, so embedded is the notion that Mt. Everest is the highest point on the world that most people wouldn't even think twice before answering. And even when we …

Sea Level

Simple brain hack from Harvard can stop you forgetting important tasks

Remembering to turn the gas off, or water the plants before a weekend away, can prove an impossible feat when the mind is churning with other tasks.<p>But Harvard University has uncovered a simple ‘brain hack’ to bring back those forgotten to-do lists - the mental equivalent of tying a piece of string …

Astronomers Might Have Just Solved a Key Mystery About the Origin of Life

If a massive solar storm struck the Earth today, it could wipe out our technology and hurl us back to the dark ages. Lucky for us, events like this …