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Video: The solar system to scale

Beautiful short film depicting what happened when a group of friends built a scale model of the solar system on a dry lakebed in Nevada.<p>At first I …

Astronomy

New panoramic photos show off Pluto's grand icy mountains and atmosphere

NASA has just released a panoramic image of Pluto's crescent taken by the New Horizons spacecraft — and the scene is absolutely incredible. The photograph showcases the dwarf planet's icy mountains in amazing detail, as backlighting from the Sun shines through the world's hazy atmosphere.<p>The …

Solar System

What Space Does to Your Body and Mind

Expedition 44 to the International Space Station has been successfully completed after three astronauts landed in Kazakhstan. The mission saw a …

Space Science

New study finds college degrees do not benefit blacks and Latinos as much as whites

According to the results published by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, black and Hispanic college graduates saw their median net worth fall from 1992 to 2013, whereas white college graduates saw their earnings rise. What is notable about this time period is that it includes three recessions, …

College & University

Mapping the galaxy: JJ Abrams reveals new details of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The director shares news of the eagerly anticipated Star Wars film. Here, we round up the leaked details, spin-offs and the rumoured brand-new Death Star<p>For a director famed for his secrecy, JJ Abrams seems to be allowing more than a few titbits to leak about the upcoming Star Wars: The Force …

Star Wars

Inspirational Quotes About Happiness From Dalai Lama

The current Dalai Lama is the principal monk of Tibetan Buddhism. He became the political leader of Tibet at the age of fifteen. The fourteenth Lama, …

Three super-Earths found 21 light years from Earth

A new "secret" planetary system that includes three super-Earths and one outer giant planet has been discovered by astronomers at a distance of just …

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Scientists say chronic stress can actually change your brain

New research highlights some serious neurological consequences of burnout, or a state of chronic stress that leads to exhaustion, detachment, and feelings of ineffectiveness.<p>According to the study, led by Armita Golkar, Ph.D., at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and cited by the Association for …

The Brain

Precursors of Life Found on a Comet

The universe is the greatest organic chemistry experiment that’s ever been run. There isn’t a hydrocarbon anywhere that wasn’t born in the Big Bang, …

Space
Soccer

Here's More Proof Earth Is in Its 6th Mass Extinction

Diverse animals across the globe are slipping away and dying as Earth enters its sixth mass extinction, a new study finds.<p>Over the last century, …

"Johns Hopkins School Of Medicine Admissions: Can You Save A Low GPA?"

Tips For Paying Off Medical School Loans

There is no graduate degree more expensive than a medical degree. According to the Graduate Student Debt Review, med school grads with loans carry an average debt of $161,772. If you take into account accumulating interest and relatively low resident wages, the investment for a medical degree …

High Blood Pressure

How Middle School Failures Lead to Medical School Success

Parents who insulate their children from disappointment may rob them of the chance to develop self-esteem -- and a good bedside manner.<p>lentstan/Shutterstock<p>At the end of a long day -- Jessica teaching middle school and Tim teaching medical students -- we settled into bed and began trading war …