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Do Diamonds really last forever
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You’ve probably heard the phrase on television, seen it in a magazine ad or even contained within the title of a James Bond movie. Of course, we’re talking ...
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What is fusion power?
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Nuclear fusion is the engine which powers the stars. Many considered it to be the "holy grail" of energy technology. But what is fusion, and how does it work? ...
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Does hot water freeze faster?
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One common factoid claims that hot water will freeze faster than cold water. Is there any truth to the claim? Does hot water freeze faster than cold water? ...
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Definitive guide to exoplanets
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One of the biggest space discoveries over the last 20 years was the confirmation of exoplanets. This is our definitive guide. ...
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Phosphene Eye Flash
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Sometimes, when you shut your eyes tightly or are in a pitch black room, your eyes decide it's time for a light show. Random, psychedelic-like patterns and flashes of color will dance around your field of vision like it's 1969. ...
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The future of space flight
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The use of chemical based rockets to leave our planet and explore space is a dead end technology. It's old, outdated and it's extremely inefficient. Certainly we've discovered and improved upon newer technology in these last 60 years, right? ...
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Breathing different gasses
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As you may or may not know, oxygen is only second most abundant gas in what we call 'air'. Nitrogen takes the top spot, accounting for a whopping 78% of the gas in Earth's atmosphere. In third place is Argon at a measly .9%. ...
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What is the Higgs boson?
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The Higgs Boson, sometimes referred to as "the God particle", is what gives particles and everything around us mass. But what is it and why is it important for scientists? Today, were going to attempt to provide a layman explanation and a bit of history regarding this enigmatic particle. ...
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Can We Fabricated Fake DNA?
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DNA (or deoxyribonucleic acid) is a nucleic acid which contains the genetic instructions used in the development and function of all life. The instructions and information contained in the genes are unique to the particular life form which they originate. ...
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Do Artificial Gills Exist?
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An artificial gill is a device humans could use to extract oxygen from water for breathing. Such a device would be invaluable as air supply would be essentially unlimited. Unlike rebreathers and tanks which eventually run out of air, scuba divers could emulate fish and stay underwater potentially forever. ...
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What is a warp drive?
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Warp drives, commonly used in science fiction, are propulsion systems which allow space craft to travel faster than light. The most notable usage of warp drives is probably in the Star Trek universe. But what are warp drives and how do they work? ...
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super earth gravity
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With the recent explosion of extrasolar planet discoveries, some relatively nearby, astronomers and space enthusiasts wonder how habitable some of these planets would be for humans. Just don't forget about gravity... ...
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nuclear weapon country
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Many countries, if they so wished, could develop nuclear weapons without much, if any, help from outside. We wanted to know, hypothetically of course, which countries could develop nuclear weapons the quickest. ...
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Why we kiss?
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Kissing is usually a show of affection between two people. A kiss can be passionate, aggressive, flirty or used as simple greeting. But why do we do it? What's the science behind our desire to kiss? ...
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What is the hottest temperature?
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We did a little blurb about this topic last year. Today, we decided to expand upon the question with more details since the answer can be complex, yet extremely interesting. We want to break it down a bit more so it can appeal to a more casual reader. ...
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What's the sound you hear when you shut your eyes tight?
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It's the sound that usually occurs when you shut your eyes tightly or flex your jaw muscles in a certain way. It sounds like a low rumbling or a 747 passing by. But what is it exactly? And is it harmful? ...
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