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Will The Most Important Observatory In Astronomy’s History...

California’s Bobcat Fire has reached Mount Wilson Observatory’s doorstep.Continue reading on Starts With A Bang! »

The exotic ‘atom’ positronium surprises scientists

New measurements of a weird but simple atom, one without a nucleus, suggest it may have unexpected properties. Scientists find this...

Don’t Bet On Aliens: Phosphine Is Amazing, But Doesn’t...

I’m not saying it’s not aliens, but it’s not aliens.Continue reading on Starts With A Bang! »

Whale blowholes don’t keep out seawater

Whales’ blowholes aren’t as protective as scientists had thought. They not only can let in water but also pollutants.

The Cosmic Story That Unites Us All

We may be different in many ways, but the cosmic story is the same for each of us.Continue reading on Starts With A Bang! »

Scientists Say: Amphibian

Amphibians are ectotherms that live dual lives — they start off in water, breathing with gills, and end up breathing air with lungs.

New solution for carbon dioxide: Turn it into ‘green’ fuel

Chemists have created a new way to convert carbon dioxide into ethanol. It might one day help remove excess CO2 — a greenhouse gas...

Ask Ethan: Is There A Limit To How Many Generations Of...

There are only 3 populations of stars, but “generations” is a more complex question.Continue reading on Starts With A Bang! »

If bacteria stick together, they can survive for years...

Tiny clumps of bacteria can survive at least three years in outer space. This raises the prospect of interplanetary travel by microbial...

It’s Still Not Too Late To Fight COVID-19 Like A Scientist

It will take a national effort to get it done. Here’s how.Continue reading on Starts With A Bang! »

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