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Punks (of the 70s and 80s kind) were not known for their optimism. Quite the opposite in fact. Raging against the establishment in various ways, there was “no future” because, according to the Sex Pistols, …
Punks (of the 70s and 80s kind) were not known for their optimism. Quite the opposite in fact. Raging against …
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The South Pacific patch may be as big as a million square miles, 1.5 times the size of Texas. A team of scientists has confirmed the existence of another ocean garbage patch, this time in a …
The South Pacific patch may be as big as a million square miles, 1.5 times the size of Texas. A team …
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Do blockchains hold the future to clean energy? Perhaps. The entire world, whether you are aware of it or not, is going through a remarkable shift. Things will not be the same anymore. Everything that …
Do blockchains hold the future to clean energy? Perhaps. The entire world, whether you are aware of it or not, …
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In the lead-up to a total solar eclipse, most of the attention is on the sun, but Earth's moon also has a starring role."A total eclipse is a dance with three partners: the moon, …
In the lead-up to a total solar eclipse, most of the attention is on the sun, but Earth's moon also …
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Humans have created 8.3 billion metric tons of plastics since large-scale production of the synthetic materials began in the early 1950s, and most of it now resides in landfills or the natural environment, according to a …
Humans have created 8.3 billion metric tons of plastics since large-scale production of the synthetic materials began in the early 1950s, …
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The first exoplanet was spotted in 1988. Since then more than 3,000 planets have been found outside our solar system, and it’s thought that around 20% of Sun-like stars have an Earth-like planet in their habitable zones. …
The first exoplanet was spotted in 1988. Since then more than 3,000 planets have been found outside our solar system, and it’…
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T-Rex couldn't have outrun a human - despite what Jurassic Park would have you believe. It is a classic chase scene in modern cinematic history. The image of a rampant Tyrannosaurus rex (T. rex) chasing …
T-Rex couldn't have outrun a human - despite what Jurassic Park would have you believe. It is a classic chase …
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Could the storms that once engulfed the Great Plains in clouds of black dust in the 1930's once again wreak havoc in the U.S.? A new statistical model developed by researchers at Princeton University …
Could the storms that once engulfed the Great Plains in clouds of black dust in the 1930's once again wreak …
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Humans aren’t as unique as we used to think. Not, at least when it comes to making plans for the future. Scientists originally thought humans were the only animals that made plans but, over …
Humans aren’t as unique as we used to think. Not, at least when it comes to making plans for …
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One of the first geological lessons we learn is that continents are constantly moving. The evidence of these plate tectonic movements is written in the rocks. But the rocks only tell us half of the …
One of the first geological lessons we learn is that continents are constantly moving. The evidence of these plate tectonic …
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