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Dec 12, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Astronomers may finally have detected a signal of dark matter, the mysterious and elusive stuff thought to make up most of the material universe.
Dec 4, 2014 08:35 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Thieves target a vast collection of human brains stored in jars at the University of Texas at Austin.
Dec 1, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An airline recently changed the flight number of plane that a psychic claimed was doomed -- here's why.
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.
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