Joel Monod

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Oxygen Discovery Could Complicate Search for Alien Life

The strange, duck-shaped comet that ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft has been orbiting for more than a year just got a bit stranger: Like plants on Earth, the comet is blowing molecular oxygen, O2, into the space around it. Molecular oxygen is thought to be rare in the cosmos – or at least exceptionally …

Atoms

The Food Lab: Super-Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Here's another recipe excerpted from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science! I've been getting requests for my take on buttermilk biscuits for <i>years</i>, so I decided to spend a few weeks perfecting …

Baking

Early universe might not have been so chaotic - Futurity

The early universe—500 million years after the Big Bang—might have had more order than previously thought and may have included galaxies like our …

5 Delicious Quinoa Recipes to Help You Maintain That Summer Beach Body

Well hello superfood! Quinoa is an edible seed that is high in protein, iron, fiber and magnesium - and goes with just about everything in the food lexicon. However, despite all of its healthy properties, quinoa is one of those things that, until recently, my husband (who is a ravenous eater of all …

Okay, Um, So, Uh, What Exactly Is All This Fuss Over GMOs?

There's a lot of talk about genetically-modified food. Here's a primer if you're not quite sure what the heck is going on.<p>The subject of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, has the ability to whip pleasant dinner conversation into an ugly froth. It’s a complicated issue, produced with …

Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 shortlist - in pictures

The competition, which is run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich in association with Insight Investment and BBC Sky at Night Magazine<i>,</i> is now in its seventh year and continues to go from strength to strength, receiving a record number of over 2700 spectacular entries from enthusiastic amateurs and …

Astronomy

April 2015

Diversity

Celebrate 25 years of Hubble Space Telescope

NASA has a whole slate of cool-looking activities in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope, starting on Monday, April …

Photos from International Dark Sky Week!

Beautiful images of a dark night sky, in celebration of International Dark Sky Week, April 13-19, 2015.<p>This past week (April 13-19, 2015), we’ve been …

Astronomy

13 Breakfast Recipes to Power You Through the Day

<i>Pictured: Breakfast Toad in the Hole recipe from CHOW</i>Remember the old adage that breakfast is the most important meal of the day? With all of a day's …

See it! This weekend’s moon and Jupiter

Thank you to all in the EarthSky community who posted photos of the moon and Jupiter on March 29, 2015!<p>Bottom line: March 29 2015 moon and planet …

Hash Browns, Tacos, and Beyond: 10 Savory Recipes for Breakfast Potatoes

GalleryHash Browns, Tacos, and Beyond: 10 Savory Recipes for Breakfast Potatoes<p>More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Potato, poh-tah-to. However you pronounce it, the humble potato is the perfect blank canvas for savory breakfasts. They're hearty and …