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Hitomi, An Ambitious Endeavor Cut Short
Japan's Hitomi X-ray Observatory was lost in an accident just a month after launch. What did we learn in that month?
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Instant Physics: The Hot Cocoa Effect
A fun and tasty home experiment for the holidays
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Juli Morgan is a modern-day explorer. A geophysicist at Rice University, she has sailed on nine “research cruises” on specially designed ships to distant parts of the world.
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Album Release Party: Network Visualization Edition
Last week, indie pop group The xx released their highly anticipated second album titled coexist. While the album has been available in stores, the band also streamed the album for free on their website — with a twist.Every time a fan shared the strea..