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The White House Releases the Most Detailed Maps of Alaska to Date

Humans have long been fascinated with Arctic exploration, and yet it's remained one of the most inadequately mapped corners of the Earth. Even …

Harry Potter's Magic Invisibility Cloak Is Not So Far-Fetched - Scientists Develop a Concealing Nano-Material

In an instance of science bridging the gap with fantasy and science fiction, researchers took a major step in creating an invisibility cloak. They …

Why the First Close-Up Image of Mars Was Hastily Painted in Pastels

On July 14, 1965, Mariner 4 snapped pictures of Mars, revealing what an alien planet looked like for the first time.<p>Fifty-one years ago, on July 14, 1965, Mariner 4 flew by Mars and snapped the first close-up pictures ever taken of another planet. They were captured with a bulky television camera …

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Scientists warn there’s a ‘giant quake’ building beneath the world’s most densely populated country

Rodrigo Abd/AP<p>Researchers have found evidence of a huge earthquake building below Bangladesh, the world's most densely populated country.<p>With so …

Hidden Message From Mars? Bizarre Dune Pattern Looks Like Morse Code

NASA has released some fascinating new images of Mars which reveal bizarre natural sand patterns that bare a striking resemblance to Morse code.<p>In a …

NASA's Juno spacecraft designed to endure Jupiter's intense radiation

On Monday night, NASA's Juno space probe will enter into the orbit of Jupiter, one of our solar system's most intense radiation environments.<p>The Juno …

Ancient Mars could have been more like Earth than we thought

NASA’s racked up some thrilling new finds about Mars lately, and they’re at it again. The Curiosity Rover discovered manganese oxides on the red …

The Serious Business of Saving the Planet

A CALIFORNIA WINEMAKER CAME up with an ingenious way to shrink its carbon footprint: Use lighter bottles to reduce the weight of every case it ships. The company now burns less fuel distributing its merlots and chardonnays, cutting greenhouse gas emissions by an estimated 3,000 tons annually—the …

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Bolivia police clash with disabled protesters in La Paz

<b>Police in Bolivia have clashed with disabled protesters who tried to approach the presidential palace to demand an increase in state benefits.</b><p>The Bolivian government said a group of protesters attacked police officers with knives and noxious gases.<p>Police pushed them back with high-pressure water …

The Limits Of How Far Humanity Can Go In The Universe

If we look to the distant future, with unlimited technology, how far could we reach?<p><i>“Even if I stumble on to the absolute truth of any aspect of the</i> …

What's It Like to Be In a Band When You're Living With Bipolar Disorder?

"When you’re manic," explains Patrick Stickles from Titus Andronicus, "it can be dangerous to have a lot of people respond to it positively."<p><i>- - -</i><p>Lots of music about misery is, well, it’s miserable. Most of the songs that soundtracked my years of teenage angst were explicitly sad in a very specific …

How to Learn Advanced Mathematics Without Heading to University - Part 1

I am often asked in emails how to go about learning the necessary mathematics for getting a job in quantitative finance or data science if it isn't …