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Trump Signs Order to Create a U.S. Space Command

It’s official: U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday for the creation of a “U.S. Space Command.” /READ MORE// Trump Just Withdrew the U.S. From the...

Travel at the Speed of Light with this Short

Riding Light is a 45-minute animation/short about moving at the speed of light. Basically, it's a ride through the solar system from the Sun...
Best of 2014: Science - exoplanet

Best of 2014 // #96: A Serious Rock

A Western Australian mining company happened across a remarkable rock in 2006; it was purple-pinkish in colour and very strange-looking.  The company handed over...

New Species Discovered in Puerto Rico

It is thought that there are a countless number of species in the world that have yet to be discovered. There are certain parts...
Myc Protein fight

The Best of 2013 // #97: Battle to the Cellular Death

Charles Darwin established the idea that evolution is a process of genes surviving on and spreading, in a survival of the literal fittest model....
Best of 2014: Science - exoplanet

Best of 2014 // #97: Mystery of Death Valley’s Sailing Stones Solved

A natural wonder has baffled scientists and researchers in Death Valley National Park for decades: large boulders seem to mysteriously move across the barren...
Chris Hadfield with students

Tweeting from Space? Teaching from Space now too!

Okay, so not really teaching, more like using students to help do an experiment to read radioactivity on the ground, in the sky and...

Best of 2017 // #97: The First Flower

Without any sort of preserved fossils or evidence for what it may have looked like, researchers who have been hunting for the first flowering...

World’s First Airborne Wind Turbine to Bring Renewable Energy and WiFi to Alaska

Wind turbines have become airborne! An enormous helium-filled wind turbine will soon float over the city of Fairbanks, Alaska to produce enough electricity for more than...
New Tree of Life bacteria

Best of 2016 // #98: The New Tree of Life

A small, shallow aquifer under the Colorado River's floodplain doesn't seem like a place to hunt for new forms of life.  It turns out,...

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