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Yes, Pluto is a planet

Three years ago, NASA’s New Horizons, the fastest spaceship ever launched, raced past Pluto, spectacularly revealing the wonders of that newly seen world. This coming New Year’s Eve — if all goes well on board this small robot operating extremely far from home — it will treat us to images of the …

Solar System

What is relativity? Einstein's mind-bending theory explained

When the theory of relativity appeared in the early 1900s, it upended centuries of science and gave physicists a new understanding of space and time. Isaac Newton saw space and time as fixed, but in the new picture provided by special relativity and general relativity they were fluid and …

Physics

It Just Snowed In the Sahara for the Second Time In Less Than a Month

The town of Aïn Séfra, Algeria might need to find a new nickname. Though it’s often referred to as “The Gateway to the Sahara,” the 137-year-old …

Weather

What Will We Eat on the Way to Mars? Poop, Of Course

There are plenty of tough problems NASA has to work out before it can send astronauts on long-term manned missions to planets like Mars, but one of …

Rethinking evolution: Butterflies came first, flowers came second

Researchers have unearthed the earliest known fossil evidence of an insect of the butterfly order. It reveals that these animals fluttered about 200 …

Matter

YouTube

Energy from Waste Facility - Converting Municipal Solid Waste into Electricity

Electricity

Here's What Long-Term Living in Space Does to Astronaut Brains

SQUISH.<p>As if astronauts didn't have enough to worry about, a new study has confirmed one more possible health problem intrepid spacefarers face as …

7 'facts' you learned in school that are no longer true

THEN: Pluto is a planet<p><b>NOW: Pluto isn't a planet</b><p>We've known since the late 1800s that a ninth planet, after Uranus, potentially existed. In 1906, …

Three ideas about time that will bend your mind - Science News - ABC News

According to some of the latest physics, time isn't exactly what we think it is. In fact, it may not even exist at all!<p>When our best scientific …

Behind Closed Ovens News, Video and Gossip - Jezebel

Hey, who wants to read some stories about restaurant employees losing (or nearly losing) digits? Oh, don’t lie, of course you do.<p>Welcome back to …

Dinosaur Fossils Don’t Get Much Better Than This

Attention dinosaur nerds: if you haven’t already, you’re going to want to add Alberta, Canada, to your bucket list, as the province now hosts one of …

How Magnet Works - The FORCE of Nature | A Documentary Film

Documentaries

It's Finally Settled: Absolute Zero Is Impossible

Just how cold can it get? The answer may be more important than you think: scientists study absolute zero to figure out all the wacky stuff that …

New Theory: Eyes, Not Legs, First Brought Fish Out of Water

What’s the best way to motivate a baby to crawl? Ask someone she adores to stand where she can see them, just out of her reach. Now imagine that the …

Snowfall was recorded in the Sahara Desert for the first time in 37 years — and the satellite imagery is gorgeous

It snowed on December 19 in the Sahara Desert, and NASA's Landsat 7 satellite was there (or rather, hundreds of miles overhead) to see it.<p>The photo comes from Landsat 7's Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus visible-light camera, and depicts the first snowfall recorded in the massive African desert in 37 …

Media Blame Global Warming For Sinking Pacific Islands — They’re Totally Wrong

Do You Think Global Warming Is To Blame For The Sinking Pacific Islands?<p>Yes<p>No<p>Login with your social identity to vote<p>Completing this poll entitles you …

MARS SURFACE TOO DRY TO BE HABITABLE: SCIENTISTS

LONDON (TIP): Mars is a primary target in the search for life outside Earth, and liquid water is the most important pre-requisite for life. But a …

10 Silly Fun Science Experiments You Can Easily Do at Home

Other than youth and recess and summer vacation and nap time and candy and junk food and energy and fast metabolism and hope and excitement and …

Astronauts traveling to Mars may be permanently damaging their brains

From no gravity to difficult repairs, astronauts in deep space must deal with a host of problems that challenge their mental and physical strength. …

University of California

Speed,velocity,acceleration

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UX Design

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50 Awesome Facts (About Everything)

We’ve been learning a lot from reading National Geographic Kids’s book <i>5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 2</i><i>.</i> If you need a great conversation …

Pop Culture

11 Things You Didn't Know You Knew About Your Body

From hiccups to brain freeze, you’re intimately familiar with many strange things your body does. The reason <i>why</i> these things happen, however, is a …