Jennifer Gray

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Science says daydreaming means you’re probably smart

Ever find yourself in a situation where your body is sitting at your desk at work but your mind is wandering with little regard for your …

The Brain

The Big Bang Wasn't The Beginning, After All

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time, and all the matter and energy within began from a singular point, and then expanded and cooled, …

Universe

Three asteroids give Earth a close shave in a single week

The discovery of the new asteroids comes before what could be the closest call of the year with one of the cosmic visitors.<p>In the past week, astronomers discovered three never-before-seen asteroids as they whizzed by Earth significantly closer than the vast majority of passing space rocks.<p>The trio …

Asteroids

Jaw-Dropping Jupiter: Juno Probe Snaps Dramatic Up-Close Views of Planet

New photos by NASA's Juno spacecraft capture the solar system's largest planet in all its complex glory.<p>The four photos — which Juno took over an …

Astronomy

Scorching hot Mercury looks icier than previously thought

With blistering daytime temperatures of up to 800° F (427° C), Mercury isn't the first planet in the solar system you'd think to look for ice. But …

Astronomy

This scorching black exoplanet takes in all the light it can and gives almost nothing back

As black as day.<p><i>We have discovered a planet. It gathers in light from its sun, and refuses to let go. In return, the star strips away the planet’s atmosphere, slowly devouring it.</i><p>That's how the popular planet-inventing Twitter bot Newfound Planets , might describe this particular gaseous giant, …

Universe

A meteorite impact in Canada created the hottest temperature ever measured on Earth’s surface

If you’re searching for hot temperatures, Canada probably isn’t the first place you’d think to look. Some 38 million years ago, however, what is …

Earth Science

The Moon is about to do something it only does once every 28 years

The total solar eclipse that occurred this summer drew incredible excitement from even casual sky gazers, but our moon is about to perform a feat …

What Earth looks like to far-out celestial bodies

Glance at the stars, glance back in time.<p>When we look at stars in the night sky, we’re actually looking back in time. Since it takes a while for light to cross the vast emptiness of the universe—even at a blistering 186,000 miles per second—we’re seeing each celestial object as it looked eons ago. …

Universe

Even Educators Believe Common Myths About Learning, Study Shows

Considering the popularity of brain teasers and brain-training apps, you'd think that people would know quite a bit could about the brain's role in …