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Evolution: Why Are Most of Us Right-Handed?

This story originally appeared on BBC Future<p>We humans don’t typically agree on all that much, but there is at least one thing that an impressive amount of us accept: which hand is easiest to control. If you use one hand for writing, you probably use the same one for eating as well, and most of us – …

What's at the Center of Black Holes?

Produced from the implosion of massive stars, black holes are wells in the fabric of space-time so deep that nothing, not even light, can escape them.<p>…

With a Thousand Times More Cells Than Humans, Why Don't Whales Get Cancer More?

Unraveling Peto's Paradox could have the answer to suppressing cancer in humans.<p>If you are a US citizen, according to the US government's Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program data from 2010-2012, there is approximately a 40 percent chance that you can expect to be diagnosed with some …

Five reasons to be worried about the Chinese economy

It has been a tough year for China. Premier Li Keqiang’s plan to have slower but better balanced growth has run into difficulties and Beijing’s struggle to transform its economic model has prompted fears that the world’s second-biggest economy could be the source of the next global downturn.<p>Here …

Economics

Zoologger: The giant sea spider that sucks life out of its prey

<i>All legs and no body (Image: Norbert Wu/Minden Pictures/FLPA)</i><p><b>Species:</b> The Southern Ocean giant sea spider (<i>Colossendeis megalonyx</i>) <b><br>Habitat:</b> The ocean …

This mesmerizing video shows how incredibly vast space really is

Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson explain the history of the universe in under eight minutes

With the help of Igor Stravinsky and gorgeous illustration<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson has a unique talent for translating the complicated and vast history of space into simple, digestible bits for layfolk like us, whether through breakfasts with Pluto and hundreds of NASA fans or his revival of Carl …

The hidden success behind procrastinating

We’re all familiar with procrastination in some form or other; some of us much more than others and for many different reasons. The question I ask, …

Celestial Fireworks | Space Wallpaper

About this Image<p>Like a July 4 fireworks display, a young, glittering collection of stars looks like an aerial burst, as seen in this space wallpaper. …

Skywatching in 2015: 9 Must-See Stargazing Events

The year 2015 is packed full of amazing astronomical sights in the daytime and nighttime sky, from solar and lunar eclipses to dazzlingly bright …

Chandra :: Resources :: Q&A: Normal Stars, White Dwarf Stars, Star Clusters and Binary Stars

Q&A: Normal Stars, White Dwarf Stars, and Star Clusters<p>Q:<br>How long might a white dwarf exist before becoming a brown dwarf?<p>A:<br>A white dwarf and a brown …

15 YouTube Channels to Teach You Science

<b>1. MinutePhysics</b> – Cool physics and other sweet science taught to you by stick figures.<p><b>2. MinuteEarth</b> – Science and stories about out awesome</b> …

These Are The Hottest And Coldest Temperatures in The Universe, According to Conventional Physics

Prepare to have your little mind blown.<p>How cold is the coldest place in the Universe, that we know of? What's the lowest man-made temperature ever …