Category Archives: Science

The Biggest Supermoon in Years is Coming Saturday Night


The Biggest Supermoon in Years is Coming Saturday Night. This Saturday evening, take a look at the night sky and you might see something special.  Advertisements

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Can Wind Power Be Wildlife Friendly


New research aims to stop turbines from killing bats and birds via Can Wind Power Be Wildlife Friendly.

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El Mirador, the Lost City of the Maya


El Mirador, the Lost City of the Maya. Now overgrown by jungle, the ancient site was once the thriving capital of the Maya civilization.

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Looking for Neutrinos, Natures Ghost Particles


Looking for Neutrinos, Natures Ghost Particles. To study some of the most elusive particles, physicists have built detectors in abandoned mines, tunnels and Antarctic ice. By Ann Finkbeiner – Smithsonian magazine

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A Viking Mystery. Beneath Oxford University, archaeologists have uncovered a medieval city that altered the course of English history

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A Crude Awakening in the Gulf of Mexico


A Crude Awakening in the Gulf of Mexico. Scientists are just beginning to grasp how profoundly oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill has devastated the region By Michelle Nijhuis

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Listening to Bacteria


Listening to Bacteria By studying microbial communications, Bonnie Bassler has come up with new ways to treat disease. “Bacteria can talk to each other,” says Bonnie Bassler. “Not only can they talk, but they are multilingual.” And she knows how … Continue reading

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