Archive for ‘Astronomy’

January 27, 2017

Why Going Vegan is the Greatest Thing You Can Do to Fight Global Warming | The Inertia

“It is only when the last tree is cut down, the last fish is caught, and the last river poisoned, we will realize that we cannot eat money.”

Source: Why Going Vegan is the Greatest Thing You Can Do to Fight Global Warming | The Inertia

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December 30, 2016

The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

The presidential election took center stage, but our readers were also fascinated by everything from particle physics and rage disorder to autism in girls and the polar vortex

Source: The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

December 20, 2016

The Year in Planetary Science – Scientific American

Take a light-speed trip through the solar system to catch up on 2016’s biggest stories from our celestial neighborhood. Produced with support from Explore Scientific

Source: The Year in Planetary Science – Scientific American

December 18, 2016

LIGO Black Hole Echoes Hint at General Relativity Breakdown – Scientific American

Gravitational wave data show tentative signs of firewalls or other exotic physics

Source: LIGO Black Hole Echoes Hint at General Relativity Breakdown – Scientific American

December 4, 2016

Let’s Colonize Titan – Scientific American Blog Network

Saturn’s largest moon might be the only place beyond Earth where humans could live

Source: Let’s Colonize Titan – Scientific American Blog Network

November 16, 2016

Pluto’s Icy Heart May Hide an Ocean – Scientific American

New studies suggest the dwarf planet’s spin is tilted askew, perhaps by the presence of a subsurface sea

Source: Pluto’s Icy Heart May Hide an Ocean – Scientific American

November 13, 2016

Ask Ethan: Could the Universe be infinite? – Starts With A Bang! – Medium

Perhaps the limits of what we can observe aren’t just artificial; perhaps there are no limits to what’s out there at all.

Source: Ask Ethan: Could the Universe be infinite? – Starts With A Bang! – Medium

November 12, 2016

When and How to Watch the Taurid and Leonid Meteor Showers | The Weather Channel

The Taurid and Leonid meteor showers peak soon. Here’s how and when to watch.

Source: When and How to Watch the Taurid and Leonid Meteor Showers | The Weather Channel

November 9, 2016

If a ‘Big Whack’ Made the Moon, Did it Also Knock the Earth on Its Side? | Richard Dawkins Foundation

By Kenneth Chang A cataclysmic collision not only created Earth’s moon, but may have also knocked Earth over on its side, scientists proposed. In a paper published last week by the journal Nature, …

Source: If a ‘Big Whack’ Made the Moon, Did it Also Knock the Earth on Its Side? | Richard Dawkins Foundation

November 2, 2016

This Blue Alien Planet Is Not At All Earth-Like – Scientific American

Scientists have found a world that looks like ours, but has deadly winds and rains molten glass

Source: This Blue Alien Planet Is Not At All Earth-Like – Scientific American