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The Earth is 4.5 billion years old. How can we comprehend such a massive amount of time?
Balancing a bike on one of the highest dams in europe, the Koelnbreinsperre in Austria, which has a height of 200m.
A new map released by the Australian Research Council shows unprecedented coral bleaching in the last nine months in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, resulting in the largest coral die-off ever recorded.
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To understand human behaviors, it is crucial to understand the motives behind them. So far, there was no direct way to identify motives. Simply observing behavior or eliciting explanations from individuals for their actions will not give reliable results as motives...
People are intuitive physicists, knowing from birth how objects under the influence of gravity are likely to fall, topple or roll. In a new study, scientists have found the brain cells apparently responsible for this innate wisdom. In a part of the brain responsible...
The bad intentions that often precede violence originate in a specific brain region, according to a study in mice led by researchers from NYU Langone Medical Center and published in Nature Neuroscience online March 7. The work is the first, say the study authors, to...
I’ve been seeing these rings more and more each day. I’ll admit, I’m pretty impressed with the detail and effort that’s put into making one of these beautiful rings. Anything nature based I’ll go completely bananas over but these show some of the finest craftsmanship...
With “utter dismay,” the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced Tuesday that the symbolic Doomsday Clock will hold at three minutes to midnight—at the “brink” of man-made apocalypse—because world leaders have failed to take the necessary steps to protect citizens from the grave threats of nuclear war and runaway climate change.
A breathtaking orange cloud formation, appeared over the island of Madeira, was named “Hand of God.” The peculiar cloud observed on Monday by Portuguese weather blogger Rogerio Pacheco. He said: “As soon as I saw the sky, I was immediately intrigued and I just had to...
Space is where things happen. Time is when things happen. And sometimes, in order to really look at the universe, you need to take those two concepts and mash them together.
The immense swell of a tsunami can grow up to 100 feet, hitting speeds over 500 mph — a treacherous combination for anyone or anything in its path. Alex Gendler details the causes of these towering terrors and explains how scientists are seeking to reduce their destruction in the future.
This video by science series Smarter Every Day, explores the dazzling behavior of a helium balloonin an accelerating vehicle
This is a NASA chart with some fun facts about what astronauts will experience.
New findings from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide the strongest evidence yet that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day Mars.
Numerous recent blogs and web postings are erroneously claiming that an asteroid will impact Earth, sometime between Sept. 15 and 28, 2015. That’s the rumor that has gone viral — now here are the facts.
The man-made “plant” can create endless oxygen using light and water! Pioneers have been dreaming about living in outer space for eons, but there’s always been one major roadblock: securing a long-term oxygen supply. Toting around an indefinite supply of O2 isn’t...
A group of researchers at the University of Tubingen, Germany, have developed an algorithm that can morph an image to resemble a painting in the style of the great masters.
If you were ever wondering how in the world scientists figure out how to get astronauts back into the world, this video is for you.