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Biologists Will Be Listening to the Eclipse

By | August 18, 2017

At 100 sites around North America, field recorders are set to record natures’ response to the blotting out of the sun on Monday.

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What the Sun Does to Photoreceptors

By | August 16, 2017

Optometrist and eclipse-chaser Ralph Chou describes how even a partially eclipsed sun can damage the eye.

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The dust surrounding emerging, Sun-like stars contains methyl isocyanate, an organic molecule.

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Most Earth-like Planet Found

By | July 27, 2015

Kepler-452b revolves around a sun much like our own.

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$100M Boost for SETI

By | July 20, 2015

The Breakthrough Prize Foundation and billionaire entrepreneur Yuri Milner launch a $100 million search for extraterrestrial intelligence.

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image: Comet Lander Finds Organic Matter

Comet Lander Finds Organic Matter

By | November 19, 2014

Although Philae’s active life on a comet lasted just a few days, it has confirmed what many had suspected: organic molecules are present.

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Science with a Sense of Humor

By | September 13, 2013

Researchers who studied stargazing dung beetles, opera-loving mice are among recipients of this year’s Ig Nobel Prizes.

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Using DNA to Detect Dark Matter

By | July 5, 2012

Particle physicists and biologists unite to answer one of the most puzzling questions of the universe: Does dark matter exist?

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Zooming into Life

By | February 16, 2012

Teenagers create a program that lets viewers compare the sizes of things on earth and in space.

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