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11 Pristine Facts About Acadia National Park

Maine’s Acadia National Park was the first national park east of the Mississippi River, and while it might not be as renowned as some of its Western …

New way to weigh a star

Until now, scientists have determined the mass of stars, planets and moons by studying their motion in relation to others nearby, using the …

Cosmology

50 Free Resources for Web Designers from September 2015

The tremendous thing about the design community is that we all love to share. We really do. Whether we share our thoughts and ideas via an in-depth …

Web Design

Unlock The Library - History Extra

The official website for BBC History Magazine and BBC World Histories Magazine

VR vs AR: Virtual reality pioneers Oculus looking into augmented reality tech

Oculus is one of the major players in virtual reality (VR), having kick-started the surge in VR products which will be made available to the public …

These creepy photos of the International Space Station at night will remind you of Alien

Gerst, a European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut from Germany, took the photos during a six-month mission last year that ended in November.<p>He's been shooting his surroundings while working at ISS and these pictures are a spooky insight into the research centre after hours, capturing the silent, …

VR Will Never Be The Same For Me: StarVR Has Shown Me The Future

The 2015 Immersed Toronto Conference kicked off on October 4 with a free public VR experience day at the Ontario Science Center. Among the companies …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks God, Aliens, And Multiverses

"Everything we know and love about the universe and all the laws of physics as they apply, apply to 4 percent of the universe. That's stunning."<p><i>EDITOR’S NOTE: An earlier version of this story was published here.</i><p>Things are looking up for Neil deGrasse Tyson―<i>way</i> up. As the director of the Hayden …

Spectacular Geology: Amazing Photos of the American Southwest

Southwest of Moab, Utah, is an area of the American Southwest that is truly a showcase of geology. Check out these stunning images of one of the most …

Get Ready To Pay More To Enter Some National Parks

The cost of getting into some national parks increases on Thursday.<p>The rates will go up despite the fact that visitation at parks is up, which means bigger crowds, congested traffic and busier visitor centers. But more people aren't translating into a big boost for park budgets. For example, …

This Is What Space Travel Really Looks Like

To infinity and beyond!<p>Over 10,000 pictures from these remarkable journeys have now made their way onto Flickr via the Project Apollo Archive, an independent repository of NASA images seeking to preserve our space history.<p>Long before the ease of digital cameras, Apollo astronauts carried with them …

Curiosity Rover Snaps Stunning Mountain Vista on Mars (Photo)

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has beamed home a gorgeous postcard of the mountainous Red Planet landscape it's exploring.<p>The car-size Curiosity rover …

How Scientists Search the Cosmos for Encrypted Alien Signals (And Other Ones Too)

In a recent conversation with National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson asked about communication …