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Why Britons are looking to the skies as astronomy becomes our national hobby

They have helped turn a nation on to stargazing, located an undiscovered planet, saved the astronomy GCSE from being scrapped and enabled local astronomy and science clubs to see great surges in membership and interest. Now they think they can find life on Mars.<p>Comic and cosmologist Dara Ó Briain, …

Rujm el-Hiri (Golan Heights) - Ancient Observatory

Sixteen kilometers east of the Sea of Galilee in the western part of the historic Bashan plain of the Golan Heights (a contested area claimed by both …

A Brief Visual History of Space and Astronomy in 250 Milestones

<i>“The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena,”</i> Carl Sagan marveled in his iconic <i>Pale Blue Dot</i>. But how, exactly, did that arena come to be and what else populates its decor?<p>In <b>The Space Book: From the Beginning to the End of Time, 250 Milestones in the History of Space & Astronomy</b> (<i>public</i> …

Unique chemistry in hydrogen catalysts

Making hydrogen easily and cheaply is a dream goal for clean, sustainable energy. Bacteria have been doing exactly that for billions of years, and …

Men stroked in their pants to shed light on chemistry that bonds relationships

Researchers have shed light on the chemistry that bonds one person to another by taking brain scans of men being stroked while in their underpants.<p>The Finnish study found that gentle stroking – which was not in sexually arousing areas – changed levels of opioid brain chemicals which work behind the …

Scientists who took chemistry into cyberspace win Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Three U.S. scientists won the Nobel chemistry prize on Wednesday for pioneering work on computer programs that simulate complex chemical processes and have revolutionized research in areas from drugs to solar energy.<p>The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, awarding the prize of …

Do You Understand Everyday Chemistry of the Real World?

The Science of Sex, Mysticism, and Dreaming

William J. Broad wrote an article in the Review section of this Sunday's <i>New York Times</i> titled, "I'll Have What She's Thinking," about scientific studies of "spontaneous orgasm," the phenomenon of reaching sexual climax purely by means of internal imagination and fantasy. Broad points out the …

What Are Christian Mystics Doing at a Mosque?

Over the last 20 years I have been inspired to ponder the benevolent potential of interfaith work when I have seen mystically oriented Christians and Muslims successfully dialoguing to show their goodwill. For those interested in spirituality, interfaith encounter and dialogue between mystics that …

Foggy and Mystical Mount Liamuiga Volcano in St. Kitts

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The Mystical Smoo Cave of Scotland: A Traveler's Guide

Updated: 07/01/2018 | July 1st, 2018<p><i>I wish I could be everywhere, but until they perfect cloning technology, there’s only one of me traveling this</i> …

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Stonehenge General Manager Sought To Liaise With Druid Leaders

Are you cool with the Druids?<p>You'll need to be if you're going to apply to be the general manager of Stonehenge. For the first time, English Heritage -- a government body that oversees the site -- is looking for the "brightest and the best" to care for the site in Wiltshire, and one of the general …

Druids and revellers at Stonehenge put brave face on wet summer solstice

Thousands of people have marked the summer solstice despite the celebration being one of the wettest in years.<p>Poor weather could not dampen the spirits of 14,500 people at Stonehenge at dawn on Thursday morning.<p>The annual pagan celebration of the sun, on the longest day of the year, centred on the …

Mass UFO Sighting: Thousands Watch 'UFO' Hovering in Brazilian Skies during Protests

<b>[Video Courtesy: YouTube/UFODI]</b><p>Thousands of people who participated in protests in Sao Paulo, Brazil, witnessed an Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) …