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36 Black Inventors That Changed the World

African Americans and other black inventor have contributed much to various industries over the decades. Here we'll celebrate just a few of their accomplishments. For instance, did you know that Philip Downing invented the street...
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New Horizons’ Recently Captured Image Breaks Voyager 1’s 27-Year Record

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has broken the record for an image taken at the farthest distance from Earth in history. For the past 27 years, Voyager 1 has been the record holder for the farthest...
NASA Budget Proposal for 2019 Includes Plans to Privatize the ISS

NASA Budget Proposal for 2019 Includes Plans to Privatize the ISS

The NASA budget proposal for the fiscal year 2019 allegedly plans to end funding for the ISS. While the official NASA budget proposal document is yet to be released today, reports over the weekend claim...
Earth's Magnetic Poles are on the Verge of Flipping Researchers Said

Earth’s Magnetic Poles are on the Verge of Flipping

On Wednesday, public alarm broke out due to the news that Earth's magnetic poles could be about to flip. Interest in the planet's magnetic poles has suddenly risen following reports of an impending geomagnetic reversal....
Everything you Need to Know About the Super Blue Blood Moon Phenomenon

Super Blue Blood Moon: Where, When, and Live Stream Details

The super blue blood moon phenomenon is about to happen this week, treating us to a rare cosmic event. It may sound like a tongue twister but the super blue blood moon is real and...
Equality and Diversity in STEM

What Does a Lack of Diversity Mean for our Future of Technology?

The imbalance in STEM careers is silencing a critical proportion of the human talent pool. More women and more ethnicities need to be a part of its development because diversity plays a key role...
How These Citizen Scientists Discovered New Planets (and you can, too)

How These Citizen Scientists Discovered New Planets (and you can, too)

An international team of “citizen scientists” has discovered a star system comprised of at least five large exoplanets between the size of Earth and Neptune. Recently, a string of major discoveries of exoplanets has been...
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Why Earthworms may be the First Martians

Researchers have conducted an experiment where earthworms survived in simulated Martian soil. Could this be a milestone in the future of farming on Mars? Like many others, I loved The Martian. It was a compelling...
Ozone Hole Recovery Confirmed by NASA Atmospheric Researchers

Ozone Hole Recovery Confirmed by NASA Atmospheric Researchers

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center's latest data confirms that the Ozone Hole is healing. Three decades after the nations of the world came together and signed the Montreal Protocol, which prohibited the use of chlorofluorocarbons...
New International Study Sheds Light on Nature of Dark Matter

New International Study Sheds Light on Nature of Dark Matter

Scientists have just detected a mysterious signal from a distant cluster of galaxies that may provide clues as to the nature of dark matter. Dark matter, along with dark energy, is one of the long-standing...