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Nov 24, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Dried whiskey looks like fine art when magnified thanks to its chemical composition and a cool aspect of fluid dynamics known as the Marangoni Effect. Continue reading →
Nov 14, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
Uranus is finally having some summer storms, seven years after the planet reached its closest approach to the sun, leaving scientists wondering why the massive storms are so late.
Nov 14, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
News reports claim that a 'mother's intuition' helped rescue a Utah girl from an abductor, but a closer look raises questions. Continue reading →
Nov 13, 2014 06:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Sex and the science of sounds help to explain how a songbird can imitate a laser gun with astonishing precision. Continue reading →
Nov 11, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have discovered that a well-known asteroid has a bit of an identity crisis.
Nov 5, 2014 01:44 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Every month people choose to suddenly disappear and walk away from their lives. Here's a look at some reasons why. Continue reading →
Nov 4, 2014 06:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers were excited for a massive cloud of gas to fall into the black hole at the center of our galaxy, but it survived to tell the tale. What happened? Continue reading →
Oct 29, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Fish don't scream, so what's a scared fish to do? Researchers found that some fish warn others and express their distress by grinding their teeth. Continue reading →
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