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New Moons Found Around Jupiter

Scientists at the Carnegie Institution of Science have discovered that Jupiter has more moons than previously thought, twelve more in fact, including what they are calling 11 “normal” moons and one “oddball” which brings the total number of moons around

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Judging Strength By Sound

Can you judge how strong someone is by the sound of their voice? Science says you can! And you’re quite good at it as well. In a recent paper, published by researchers at the University of Sussex in England, it

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Glacial Calving In Greenland Captured On Video

Two researchers from New York University, who happen to be the Canadian husband and wife team of David and Denise Holland, were camping off Greenland’s Helheim Glacier which they were studying and had a camera set up for the overnight

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SpaceX Launches Recycled Rocket

SpaceX has reused one of their Falcon9 rockets in record time. The booster that was used in Friday mornings launch was last used in April when it launched the planet-hunting Tess satellite. The Dragon capsule was last used in 2016.

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Baking Burns Calories For You

There was a study published recently in the Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences which is good news for fans of baking who are also trying to watch their waistlines! It seems that some calculations for the calories found in

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Small Asteroid Over Botswana [VIDEO]

It happens more often than you might think – asteroids enter the Earth’s atmosphere about once a month. Usually we have no idea they are coming until they burn up in the Earth’s Atmosphere. Often they are destroyed before they

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Night Views For May 27 2018

If you are someone who likes looking up at the night sky to see interesting things but hates having to stay up late to catch them; there is good news for you this weekend because you don’t have to stay

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NASA Mars Helicopter

NASA has been exploring Mars since 2003 with rovers, both of which went beyond their expected 90 day missions, one (Opportunity) has been going for 15 years and holds the record for the longest distance ever driven by any off-earth

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Dark Chocolate Good For Eyes

Did you know that dark chocolate might be temporarily good for your eyes? It is already known that it can improve your blood flow for a short while and the lead study author, Dr. Jeff Rabin of the University of

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Researchers Uncover What’s Believed to Be the Oldest Shipwreck in Lake Erie

In the fall of 1829, a ship had departed from Put-in-Bay, Ohio, but failed to reach its final destination. Now, researchers believe they have finally found its remains, which would make it the oldest shipwreck ever recorded in Lake Erie,

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Just 5 Alcoholic Drinks a Week Could Shorten Your Lifespan

Wine lovers were elated when a scientific study last year suggested that drinking a glass of wine a day could help them live longer. Now a new study, published in The Lancet, finds that having more than 100 grams of alcohol

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Puffin Beaks Are Flourescent

There was an accidental discovery made about the beaks of Puffins. It turns out that under a fluorescent light, they glow! The colourful bird beaks have been one of the creatures more attractive features; developed over generations of breeding.  

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Old Saying About Lies And Truth Proven True

If you’ve ever heard the expression “A lie will go round the world while truth is pulling its boots on.” [By C. H. Spurgeon, Gems from Spurgeon(1859)] There has been a new study that has proven the truth of it;

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Five Facts You Never Learned In School

There are more trees on Earth than stars in our galaxy. NASA experts believe there could be anywhere from 100 billion to 400 billion stars in the Milky Way galaxy, Snopes reports. However, a 2015 paper published in the journal

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Blue Super Moon January 30th

This month is going to see the first blue moon of the year. The first full moon happened as the year began, and now we will have the second full moon in the month which makes it a blue moon.

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