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10 Stunning Private Islands You Can Rent From $307 a Night, Ranked By Price

Check these out if you're in search of a beautiful, secluded getaway.<p>If you’ve always fancied taking over a secluded private island for a night, …

Should You Trust Climate Science? Maybe the Eclipse Is a Clue

Eclipse mania will peak on Monday, when millions of Americans will upend their lives in response to a scientific prediction.<p>Friends of mine in Georgia plan to drive 70 miles to find the perfect spot on a South Carolina golf course to observe the solar eclipse. Many Americans will drive farther than …

Climate Change

From Quadrantids to Geminids: Meteor showers to watch out for in 2018

Every year our skies are lit up by returning meteor showers, from Lyrids to Perseids, Orionids to Geminids.<p>If the weather conditions are in our favour and the moon isn't too bright, there's a chance you'll be able to see the shooting stars in action.<p>Here is our guide to the must-see meteor showers …

Hubble just delivered one of the most gorgeous space photos ever

The past few weeks have been jam-packed with stunning imagery from Saturn, delivered courtesy of the Cassini spacecraft. Now, almost as if to say …

A Food-Lover's Guide to St. Croix

A few weeks ago, my husband Peter and I ran off to St. Croix for a few days with little expectations, plans, or clothes. (You know, 80-degree weather …

Patient shows brain activity for 10 minutes after death

When are we no longer considered alive? When, exactly, do we cross into the land of the dead?<p>The answer may not be as clear-cut as we previously …

Does the Universe Actually Have a Center?

We may have already worked out that our universe began with the Big Bang, but do we know what happened? Many people think there was a massive …

Universe

The dazzling firefall of Yosemite has returned

The rare and stunningly beautiful phenomenon only occurs during a two-week window in February.<p>While winter in Yosemite National Park offers a …

What Makes Science Science?

In a post published last week, Adam Frank argued for the importance of public facts, and of science as a method for ascertaining them.<p>He emphasized the role of agreement in establishing public facts, and verifiable evidence as the crucial ingredient that makes agreement possible.<p>Today, I want to …

Consciousness

This space agency is planning to launch 104 satellites in one go

India is looking at the sky once again as it preps for another world record next month.<p>The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will attempt to …