Monthly Archives: January 2016

Star Wars Science

http://www.livescience.com/53106-animals-with-star-wars-names.html Lots of people like Star Wars. People young and old. Lots of people dress up, see the movies, some even see the movies before they even come out! Some people have Star Wars decorations in their house. There are … Continue reading

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Space Rocks Delivered One-Two Punch to Ancient Earth

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/12/151215-asteroid-impact-crater-earth-sweden-space/ In Sweden 470 million years ago, an ancient sea was there. Soon that sea would be scarred by one of the largest cataclysms. Up in space, trouble was happening, two asteroids were about to collide. When they did, a … Continue reading

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Engineers consider liquid salt to generate power

https://student.societyforscience.org/article/engineers-consider-liquid-salt-generate-power?mode=topic&context=104   Radioactive materials make nuclear power possible. These elements, such as uranium, shed energy that can be harvested. But they also are dangerous. This can harm the environment and people. Dewan is a co-founder of Transatomic Power which is … Continue reading

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Lights out North Korea

http://www.livescience.com/43698-north-korea-in-the-dark.html A recent image from the International Space Station (ISS) shows that the detail and the utter lack of development in North Korea-compared with next-door neighbor South Korea, a rapidly developing industrial power. “North Korea is almost completely dark compared … Continue reading

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There’s no hiding from new camera    

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/theres-no-hiding-new-camera?tgt=nr A physicist at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh has discovered a new camera that can see around corners. This new camera can “see” objects by detecting light echoes in a similar way that bats use sound to hunt for food. … Continue reading

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Toxic Algae Causing Brain Damage, Memory Loss in Sea Lions

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/151214-sea-lion-toxin-memory-science/ Pollution of the environment affects the world in many different ways. One way is through oceans. Large growths of algae filled with toxin off of California’s coast may have contributed to the number of starving sea lions washing up … Continue reading

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Can Extinct Giant Tortoises Be Brought Back to Life?

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/12/150812-Galapagos-lonesome-george-tortoise-extinct/ This article is about how scientists are trying to resurrect the Galapagos tortoise. Galapagos tortoises are extinct and there are only 200,000 regular tortoises. When Charles Darwin visited the Galapagos in 1835, tons of Galapagos tortoises were there clambering … Continue reading

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Black Hole Mystery Solved

https://student.societyforscience.org/article/stephen-hawking-says-his-group-has-solved-black-hole-puzzle?mode=topic&context=6 Stephen Hawking claims he has figured out The Black Hole Puzzle. Black holes are regions in space that contain a lot of matter. The gravity of the black hole is almost unbreakable, not even the thinnest, lightest, things can … Continue reading

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Bubbles may underlie trauma’s brain injury

https://student.societyforscience.org/article/bubbles-may-underlie-trauma%E2%80%99s-brain-injury The title of the article is “Bubbles May Underlie Trauma’s Brain Injury,” by Sid Perkins. Some of the main points in this article are that this traumatic brain injury kills neurons. Some scientists believe that traumatic brain injury, also … Continue reading

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A new giant telescope aims to answer the question: Is there anybody out there?

http://www.globalpost.com/article/6696647/2015/11/30/chile-giant-telescope The article I chose is about the Giant Magellan Telescope or GMT. The GMT is a telescope that is in the process of being built in the Atacama Desert in Chile. Upon its completion in 2021, it will not … Continue reading

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