Jessica Childress

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A Chinese perspective on spring

In Chinese thought, spring is associated with the direction east, the sunrise direction as Earth spins us toward the beginning of each new day.<p><i>The</i> …

Look at the March full moon!

Images of the March 16 full moon from all around the world<p>I hope you got to see last night’s full moon. But if your skies were cloudy, you can get …

Astronomy

What makes a pulsar pulse?

Hear the word “pulsar” and wonder what it is? Take 95 seconds to watch this video from NASA Astrophysics.<p>The EarthSky team has a blast bringing you …

Astronomers map out Earth’s place in the universe

Where are we? Astronomers have created a map that shows our Milky Way galaxy and its immediate neighborhood in the universe.<p>We live in a galaxy known …

Universe

This 1,800-year-old letter is from a homesick soldier - Futurity

A newly deciphered 1,800-year-old letter from an Egyptian solider to his family back home shows similarities to what soldiers may be feeling today.

Physiology

Unlocking a car with your Brain - Sixty Symbols

What are gravitational waves?

Gravitational waves are ripples that carry energy across the universe. They were predicted to exist by Albert Einstein in 1916 as a consequence of his General Theory of Relativity. Although there is strong circumstantial evidence for their existence, gravitational waves have not been directly …

Louisiana May Soon Repeal Creationism-In-Schools Act Ruled Unconstitutional In 1987

It's so hard to say goodbye to yesterday.<p>Louisiana may soon repeal an act, put in place in 1981, that required public schools to teach creationism alongside evolution. But it's not as if the act has necessarily been in, uh, action since then. A few years after its passage, the Balanced Treatment …