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What exactly is twilight?

Sure, twilight is that magical time of day that lies between daylight and darkness. Astronomers, the experts on nighttime, recognize 3 twilights.<p>You …

The Science of Lightning

A view into some of the rarer types of lightning<p>When it comes to thunderheads, lightning is the great equalizer. Essentially a giant spark, lightning relieves the charge differentials that build up in storm systems. But it’s also one of the greatest mysteries in atmospheric science. Recently, …

Proof we landed on the Moon is in the dust

A less common reply against Moon hoax theorists: the way dust behaves in Apollo videos is proof we landed on the Moon.<p>On every anniversary of Apollo 11’s lunar landing, the Moon hoax theorists are out in full force. And while scientists have refuted the hoaxers most common arguments like how the …

The parental nurturing that you receive as a kid shows up in your blood

Children whose parents received 14 hours of training had lower levels of inflammation years later<p>Children who grow up poor and underprivileged experience a variety of health problems at higher rates than the general population. And these health problems persist independently of the economic status …

Newly identified genetic variants could delay Alzheimer's onset by four years

Over the past few years scientists and researchers have made some inroads in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, but as yet no definitive cure has …