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If we’re ever going to eat less meat, faux burgers could be an important first step. So why are they a cultural...

Supermassive black holes stop star formation in dwarf galaxies

Intense winds blasted out by a feeding black hole can blow away the gas needed to form stars. Astronomers...

Ancient Greek Temples Were Purposely Built Over Fault Lines!

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Decoding Hellas Planitia- largest Impact Crater located on Mars

With a diameter of about 2,300 km (1,400 mi), it is the largest unambiguous impact structure on the planet; the obscured Utopia Planitia is slightly larger. (The Borealis Basin, if it proves to be an impact crater, is considerably larger.) Hellas Planitia is thought to have been formed during the Late Heavy Bombardment period of the Solar System, approximately 4.1 to 3.8 billion years ago, when a large asteroid hit the surface.

How the world’s largest geode grew to half the size of a small bedroom

Most geodes—hollow, crystal-lined rocks—can fit in the palm of your hand. But the giant Pulpí Geode, which is about half the size...

Brand Activism Is Driving More Meaningful Connections

Companies with a purpose have a greater voice and more connectivity with buyers Purchasing a product isn’t just a...

There is an unknown dwarf planet in our solar system, scientists say

'This result came as a real surprise,' says scientist A rock at the far reaches of our solar system...

What Exactly is Gravity?

Gravity is the force by which a planet or other body draws objects toward its center. The force of gravity keeps all of...

Dutch inventor unveils device to scoop plastic out of rivers

Dutch inventor Boyan Slat is widening his effort to clean up floating plastic from the Pacific Ocean by moving into rivers, too,...

Are Coyotes Becoming More Aggressive?

For many people, hearing coyotes howl in the distance is a beautiful experience. But a face-to-face encounter with the predators can leave...

Fast new 3D printing method creates objects as big as an adult human

Chemists Joseph DeSimone and Chad Mirkin have known each other for decades. They’re such good friends that they’ve even vacationed together on...

Another interstellar comet is carrying alien water

Astronomers have spotted signs of water spraying off comet 2I/Borisov, which is flying towards the Sun on a journey from interstellar space....

Did an extraterrestrial impact trigger the extinction of ice-age animals?

University of South Carolina Summary: Based on research at White Pond near Elgin, South Carolina, archaeologists present new evidence...

How long is a day on Neptune?

A day on Neptune is 16 hours, 6 minutes and 36 seconds. Wait, not so fast! Here’s the problem....

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