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Travel Light-Years in a Lifetime
You could travel to the Andromeda Galaxy if you were moving near the speed of light.
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Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Erupts
New fissures are devastating neighborhoods on Hawaii’s Big Island.
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How to Slow Down Time
In different but similar ways, both your brain and the laws of physics can slow down time.
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The World’s Smartest Dog
Remembering John Pilley, the owner and trainer of Chaser the Border Collie.
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Liquid Water Found on Mars
Scientists found a large body of liquid water beneath the southern ice caps of Mars.
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NASA Heads to the Sun
NASA launched a new spacecraft to study the Sun like never before.
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Is Grilled Food Bad for You?
Explore the science of grilling and how it could affect your health.
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What Is What the Physics?!
What the Physics?! is about the physics in you, of you, and around you.
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Physics Is Erasing Your Memory
Thanks to physics, no memory can last forever.
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Jurassic World’s Wrong About DNA
Jurassic World relies on ancient dino DNA to resurrect dinosaurs. But that's not possible.
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Separation and Children’s Brains
Even brief separations can impair the brain development of a young child or infant.
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Net Neutrality’s End and Science
Depending on your perspective, the repeal of net neutrality could help or hurt science.
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What Does an Atom Look Like?
It’s pretty different from the atom you saw in your textbooks.
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Tale of Two Volcanoes
Hawaii’s Kilauea and Guatemala’s Fuego volcanic eruptions have been remarkably destructive
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What Does Dark Energy Look Like?
The mysterious substance ripping our universe apart.
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Can You Upload Your Brain?
How the laws of physics forbid perfect cloning.
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Ethics and Self-Driving Cars
How do we program moral decision-making into autonomous vehicles?
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Black Hole Information Paradox
Do black holes delete information forever? Or could information somehow escape them?
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Choose Your Own Adventure into a Black Hole
What would it be like to fall into a black hole? Choose your own adventure to find out!
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The Next Quest for New Worlds
There are worlds beyond our own. A new explorer just left Earth to hunt for them.
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Why Fart Sounds Are Funny
April Fool's! We weigh in on the serious science behind... whoopee cushions.
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Fake or Physics?
Guess which of these five unbelievable facts are real physics.
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Remembering Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking had a way of bringing the most cosmic ideas down to Earth.
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Saving Snowy Owls from Airplanes
When snowy owls land at Logan Airport, Norman Smith gives the birds a one-way flight out.
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