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MIT, Harvard Physicists Create New Form of Light

Scientists have demonstrated that photons can be made to interact (via Christine Daniloff/MIT)<p>Researchers at MIT and Harvard University just took …

5 ways the heaviest element on the periodic table is really bizarre

Called oganesson, element 118 has some very strange properties, according to theoretical calculations by physicists.

5 Formative Assessment Strategies to Help with Classroom Management

Mike Roberts on episode 250 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We need …

Education Technology

16 Google Sheets Templates for Almost Every Classroom

Flippity is a great service that provides easy-to-follow Google Sheets templates. Recently, Flippity added a new template that you can use to build …

Education Technology

Exploring the Planets With an Amateur Telescope

If you're a new telescope owner, the whole sky is your playground. But if you're a beginner, you may want to start by looking for planets. The …

How humans might outlive Earth, the sun...and even the universe

It all starts with a little planet-hopping!<p>Nuclear war. Runaway climate change. A global pandemic. Today our world faces all manner of existential threats. But scary possibilities like these are nothing compared to what astronomers say lies in store for Earth. Our planet’s ultimate destiny is to be …

Universe

The Periodic Table of Endangered Elements

Until recently, humanity has treated the Earth as an infinite resource. As the Earth’s population has exploded over the past century however, we’ve …

Chemistry

A 20-Minute HIIT Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Is anyone else having some serious whiplash with fall zipping by? We feel you. And with the holidays right around the corner, we're starting to feel …

A Team of Scientists Just Made Food From Electricity — and it Could be the Solution to World Hunger

The Electric Bioreactor Farm<p>Finnish researchers have created a batch of single-cell protein that is nutritious enough to serve for dinner using a …

The 10-Minute, Total-Body HIIT Workout That Revs Your Metabolism

To speed up your metabolism, your workouts must strengthen your muscles while spiking your heart rate—and of course, you need to do them regularly. These routines don't have to last long: in fact, studies have shown that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is super-effective at burning belly …

The 30-Day, 100-Rep Squat Challenge!

This squat challenge will make you fitter, stronger, and sporting the best butt of your life! Are you ready to get your rep on? This 30-day challenge is going to help you build up to being able to do 100 squats in one workout. Don't think it's possible? It is, and after the burn and the effort, …

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Seven Things To Expect From The 2017 Solar Eclipse

On August 21st, 2017, the Moon will pass directly between the Sun and the Earth, creating a solar eclipse. Just like all objects in the presence of the Sun, the Moon casts a shadow in space, extending in a cone-like shape for 378,000 kilometers before coming to an end. But the Earth will be closer …

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How Black Holes Can Kill You Even On Earth

I came across a scary idea — even when it’s super-far away, a black hole might actually kill us. OK, in case you know your cosmic neighborhood a bit …

In a World-First, Scientists Have Achieved 'Liquid Light' at Room Temperature

A Frankenstein mash-up of light and matter.<p>For the first time, physicists have achieved 'liquid light' at room temperature, making this strange form …

How Pasteur’s Artistic Insight Changed Chemistry

If you’ve ever had milk, you’re probably familiar with the work of Louis Pasteur, the 19th century French chemist and biologist. He prevented diseases, developing a process — widely known as pasteurization — for killing microbes in milk and wine. He also created vaccines for rabies and anthrax. And …

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What will the death of the Milky Way look like?

Every star must eventually run out of fuel and die… but did you know the galaxy itself will come to an end someday?<p><i>“Unless one says goodbye to what</i> …

Code Cards: A game to learn How to Code

Code, in other words Coding is a term that we rarely use on ABDZ. Maybe because most of us are designers and designers shouldn't right? We beg to …

This site estimates how likely you are to lose your job to robots

As artificial intelligence and robotics continue to pick up steam, thousands of jobs we could once take for granted are at risk of being automated, threatening to leave a bevy of diligent workers on the dole. But there might be a tool you can consult to take the necessary measures before your time …

Employment

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

I'm particularly aware of this, because my daughter Eliza is graduating from high school in two weeks. The days are long, but the years are short.<p>I'm trying to hold back the urge to follow her around the apartment giving her little bits of advice and wisdom. To relieve my mind, here's what I would …

Here's What Happens After You Die

From dust to dust.<p>"It might take a little bit of force to break this up," says mortician Holly Williams, lifting John's arm and gently bending it at …

Biology

What's The Largest Galaxy In The Universe?

Our Milky Way contains some 400 billion stars, spanning 100,000 light years in diameter.<p>Yet compared to other galaxies, it’s not even especially large.<p>In our own local group, the Andromeda galaxy is significantly larger, reaching 220,000 light years across.<p>Interacting spiral galaxies can have their …

Universe

How our universe will end: 'The black holes will eat up everything'

Robbert Dijkgraaf is a theoretical physicist and Leon Levy Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. He is also the co-author of "The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge." In this video, he explains how our universe will meet its death. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>The black</i> …

5 Mobile Applications Every Student Needs

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Astronomers just turned on a planet-size telescope to take a picture of a black hole

Every image you’ve seen of a black hole is an illustration. A giant “virtual” telescope may change that.<p>The closest astronomers have come to directly “seeing” a black hole happened last year, when the LIGO observatory detected the spacetime-warping gravitational waves radiating from a pair of black …

Can 'Apollo Fusion' Bring Us Clean Nuclear Energy?

The new startup Apollo Fusion promises to provide clean, safe nuclear power for a fraction of the cost of traditional nuclear reactors.<p>As the world works to wean itself off of coal and oil, we need something to replace it. Natural gas is cheaper and cleaner, but still a fossil fuel so that's not …

16 OTHER Online Stores You Definitely Want to Know About

Oftentimes, I lie awake at night, wondering about all the online home decor stores I might be missing out on for lack of knowing (kidding, I sleep …

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25 Powerful Quotes From Zen Buddhism That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Zen Buddhism is a profound philosophy that counters much of what we’re taught in the west.<p>In western society, we tend to think that we’ll find …