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Hitomi, An Ambitious Endeavor Cut Short
Japan's Hitomi X-ray Observatory was lost in an accident just a month after launch. What did we learn in that month?
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Instant Physics: The Hot Cocoa Effect
A fun and tasty home experiment for the holidays
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Juli Morgan is a modern-day explorer. A geophysicist at Rice University, she has sailed on nine “research cruises” on specially designed ships to distant parts of the world.
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Meghan Trainor Was Right–It is "All About that Bass"
Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Justin Bieber… If you want to know about a generation, listen to its popular music. Songs rise to the top of the charts because they resonate with a lot of people. In fact, one way to explore cultural evolution, says r..