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Travel Vocabulary for English Learners

The words below are the most important words used when talking about travel when taking vacations or on holiday. Words are categorized into different …

Los Angeles

Scientists detect gravitational waves from a new kind of nova, sparking a new era in astronomy

By Sarah Kaplan<p>, Reporter<p>Ben Guarino<p>, Reporter<p>Some 130 million years ago, in a galaxy far away, the smoldering cores of two collapsed stars smashed into each other. The resulting explosion sent a burst of gamma rays streaming through space and rippled the very fabric of the universe.<p>On Aug. 17, …

Check Yourself: 8 Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Tackle in March

If the sight of the mercury creeping upward fills you with spring fever, we're with you. We, too, are restless for the toastier and longer days that …

Home Improvement

Mars Dust Devil

A dust devil on Mars, as photographed by the Opportunity rover. Image credit: NASA / JPL / MSSS, via Twitter at https://twitter.com/MarsRovers/status/716704342481379328.

5 Scientific Myths You Probably Believe About The Universe

The Universe is a vast, mysterious place, encompassing everything we’ve ever known, observed or could ever hope to come into contact with. For millennia, a look up at the sky — our window into the cosmos beyond our world — was met with wonder, awe, and a fascination with the unknown. Thanks to all …

Use These Apps and Techniques to Take Better Night Shots with an iPhone

I ditched my DSLR in favor of an iPhone back in 2012, well aware of what I was giving up. But I love to travel light, and by using the iPhone as my …

10 must have educational apps for iPhone/ iPad users - PDF Devices - eReaders and Tablets

Apple is one of the most popular and one of the most demanded mobiles and tablet manufacturer, iPad Mini is the latest offering from Apple. iPad …

Apps

Why Isn't Edward P. Tryon A World-famous Physicist?

<i>Creative</i> <i>Commons via Wikimedia Commons, The History of the Universe</i><p>Why is there a Universe? Scientists simply don't know how to address why questions. They are out of the present formulation of modern science....Nor do we know, or have any prospect of ever knowing, why there is a Universe.<p>Eric …

Physics

8 iPad Apps to Teach your Children about Space

I’ve been interested in space for as long as I can remember and I was trying to wrack my brains to figure out exactly what it was that got me into it. In a dark corner of my brain, a book appeared: The Arthur Mee’s Children’s Encyclopaedia. I remember having the abridged version as a kid and the …