Stephanie Wagner

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Where’s Dark Energy Taking Our Galaxy?

We know that the Universe is accelerating, and we’re pretty sure that’s because of dark energy. But where is this dark energy actually taking us? To …

A new type of galaxy from just after the Big Bang has been discovered

The galaxies have been churning out stars at a 'furious pace'.<p>Four unusually productive galaxies with hundreds of billions of stars have been …

What is Neptune Made Of?

Since it’s discovery in the mid-19th century, Neptune has consistently been a planet of mystery. As the farthest planet from our Sun, it has only …

Astronomy

I've taken AncestryDNA, 23andMe, and National Geographic genetics tests — here's how to choose one to try

I've sent my spit off for more genetics tests than anyone else I know.<p>The tests analyzed the DNA in my saliva to find out a host of different things about my ancestry and health.<p>Genetic testing companies have proprietary sets of data and various ways of analyzing information, so each one I tried …

Molecular Biology

2,000-year-old pre-Aztec ancient palace complex found in Mexico

There’s so much we don’t know about ancient civilizations, but the discovery of a 30,031-square-foot palace complex in Mexico may yield some hints. …

Archaeology

Our Smallness and the Cosmic Scale: How Big the Universe Is Relative to Us, Animated

A humbling celestial reflection on what enlarges the minuteness of human life with meaning against the vast backdrop of the universe.<p>At the end of the nineteenth century, well before women could vote, a team of female astronomers at the Harvard College Observatory known as the Harvard Computers …

Universe

Strange behavior of light particles challenges quantum theory

At the super-small level of all things quantum, most bets are off in terms of the rules of normal physics. Still, there are some behaviors in this …