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High-Ranking Republican Asks NASA:

America’s House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology is, to put it politely, a joke. The Republican-dominated chamber is lacking in actual scientists, full of climate change deniers, and it regularly shares Breitbart articles on its Trump apologist-themed Twitter feed of falsehoods. Despite being able to direct the country’s science policy, it is about as […]

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Mummies From A Mysterious Arctic Civilization Found In The Permafrost

The mummified bodies of an adult and a baby, both wrapped in copper, have been unearthed after being frozen in the Siberian permafrost for centuries.  An announcement from the Governor of Yamalo-Nenets District says the recent discovery includes two mummies wrapped in a thick textile material, fur, and tree bark, with the adult encased in copper plates and […]

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Interactive Map Shows Where You’d Pop Up If You Dug Straight Through The Earth

In most countries, people have a belief about where they’d end up if they dug their way through the center of the Earth and popped up on the other side. For people in the USA, they think it’s China. For people in the UK, they think it’s Australia. Australians think it’s somewhere in Europe and […]

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A solar eclipse is coming to America. Here’s what you’ll see where you live.

On Monday August 21, a solar eclipse will cut across the entire United States. And wherever you are, you will be able to see it. Even though the “totality” — the area where the sun is completely blocked out by the moon — is only 70 miles wide, the whole country (even Alaska and Hawaii) […]

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Africa Set To

Despite America’s temporary lack of leadership on the climate crisis, there is a good chance that a prolonged catastrophe can be avoided. Thanks to a combination of market forces, an unprecedented surge in climate activism, and the increasingly concrete global cooperation on the issue, renewable energy is proliferating across the planet like never before. Much […]

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Researchers Discover

A team of scientists has found evidence for an unusual particle that, bizarrely, is also its own antiparticle. It was first theorized 80 years ago but now looks like it might be a reality. The findings, published in the journal Science, were conducted by scientists from Stanford University in California and the University of California. […]

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Scientists Reverse Brain Damage in Drowned U.S Toddler Eden Carlson

In what is believed to be a world first, scientists have reversed brain damage in a toddler that drowned in a swimming pool. Using oxygen therapy, scientists were able to restore her ability to walk and talk just months after the accident, in which she spent 15 minutes submerged in a swimming pool and two […]

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BBC Releases 40 Hours Of Breathtaking Planet Earth II Bonus Footage

Planet Earth lovers, rejoice! The BBC has uploaded hours’ worth of extra footage to YouTube. The bonus film was captured by Planet Earth II camera teams while out on location. An ethereal odyssey, the cinematography soars above craggy mountain peaks, windswept islands, lush tangles of trees, and scorched desert rocks. The background footage from the […]