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Charting the slow death of the universe | Astronomy.com

Charting the slow death of the universe | Astronomy.com | Science | Scoop.it
Astronomers studying more than 200,000 galaxies has measured the energy generated within a large portion of space more precisely than ever before and found that the universe is slowly dying.
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Underwater 'Stonehenge' found off Sicily coast - Unexplained Mysteries

Underwater 'Stonehenge' found off Sicily coast - Unexplained Mysteries | Science | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have discovered a mysterious stone monolith at the bottom of the Mediterranean.
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This 1831 Geological Journey Was Decisive For Darwin's Scientific Career

This 1831 Geological Journey Was Decisive For Darwin's Scientific Career | Science | Scoop.it
Charles Darwin's interest and study of geology had a profound influence on his development of the theory of evolution.
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3 Years on Mars! Curiosity Rover's Amazing Journey in Pictures

3 Years on Mars! Curiosity Rover's Amazing Journey in Pictures | Science | Scoop.it
As NASA prepares to launch a new rover to the red planet, Curiosity celebrates its action-packed journey.
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Philae lander finds ingredients for life | Astronomy.com

Philae lander finds ingredients for life | Astronomy.com | Science | Scoop.it
Complex molecules that could be key building blocks of life, the daily rise and fall of temperature, and an assessment of the surface properties and internal structure of the comet are just some of the highlights of the first scientific analysis of the data returned by Rosetta’s lander Philae.
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11 Craziest Things People Have Done In The Name Of Science

11 Craziest Things People Have Done In The Name Of Science | Science | Scoop.it
Mad scientists doing mad scientist things.
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How Bees Teach Us the Most Scientifically Efficient Way to Pack Things

How Bees Teach Us the Most Scientifically Efficient Way to Pack Things | Science | Scoop.it
Excerpted from Single Digits: In Praise of Small Numbers by Marc Chamberland. Out now from Princeton University Press. What do grocers and honeybees have in common? The obvious answer is that they are both adept at providing food for others. But there is a richer, more technical answer to this...
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Look inside the rare Leonardo da Vinci notebook that Bill Gates paid more than $30 million for

Look inside the rare Leonardo da Vinci notebook that Bill Gates paid more than $30 million for | Science | Scoop.it
Bill Gates bought the Codex Leicester for $30.8 million 20 years ago. It's currently on display at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
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'Blowing my mind': Peaks on Pluto, canyons on Charon - AOL.com

'Blowing my mind': Peaks on Pluto, canyons on Charon - AOL.com | Science | Scoop.it
The long-awaited images were unveiled Wednesday in Maryland, home to mission operations for NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.
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Teenager finds decades-old error in science museum exhibit

Teenager finds decades-old error in science museum exhibit | Science | Scoop.it
At 15, you can already call Joseph Rosenfeld a “numbers guy,” which is why the series of math equations at the exhibit was of particular interest.
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Super-Earths are not a good place for plate tectonics

Super-Earths are not a good place for plate tectonics | Science | Scoop.it
The intense pressures inside super-Earths make plate tectonics less likely, new research suggests.
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Chemical linguistics | Chemistry World

Chemical linguistics | Chemistry World | Science | Scoop.it
Chemistry is not language, explains Michael Gordin. But the metaphor is useful nonetheless
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You Have Taste Receptors in Your Colon. Here's Why.

You Have Taste Receptors in Your Colon. Here's Why. | Science | Scoop.it
Taste receptors don’t only exist in your mouth. You can find them all over your body, including your stomach, your lungs, and your colon. Why? It turns out the taste receptors are much more versatile tools than we suppose.
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Supernovae discovered in 'wrong place at wrong time'

Supernovae discovered in 'wrong place at wrong time' | Science | Scoop.it
Several exploding stars have been found outside the cozy confines of galaxies, where most stars reside. These wayward supernovae are also weird because they exploded billions of years before their predicted detonations. Using archived observations from several telescopes, astronomers have developed a theory for where these doomed stars come from and how they arrived at their current homes.
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That’s Maths: When a walking route in central Paris is bridge too far

That’s Maths: When a walking route in central Paris is bridge too far | Science | Scoop.it
Swiss mathematician’s bid to resolve problem known as The Seven Bridges of Königsberg is first real puzzle in topology
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Earthcache I – a simple geology tour of Wasp Head (GCHFT2) – Geocache der Woche (engl.)

Earthcache I – a simple geology tour of Wasp Head (GCHFT2) – Geocache der Woche (engl.) | Science | Scoop.it
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Toxin from salmonid fish has potential to treat cancer

Toxin from salmonid fish has potential to treat cancer | Science | Scoop.it
Pathogenic bacteria develop killer machines that work very specifically and highly efficiently. Scientists have solved the molecular mechanism of a fish toxin that could be used in the future as a medication to treat cancer.
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Forgotten Faces Of Science: Percy Julian [Comic]

Forgotten Faces Of Science: Percy Julian [Comic] | Science | Scoop.it
Percy Lavon Julian was one of the greatest American chemists. Here is his story.
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Andrew Janiak on Isaac Newton, Philosopher

Andrew Janiak on Isaac Newton, Philosopher | Science | Scoop.it
The argument that Isaac Newton was the greatest scientist ever gets a lot of support these days, but there’s one important person who might disagree: Newton himself.In his new book "Newton," Duke phil
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How Newton's Spunky Dog Nearly Robbed Us Of The Laws Of Gravity

How Newton's Spunky Dog Nearly Robbed Us Of The Laws Of Gravity | Science | Scoop.it
For the love of animals. Pass it on.
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Kepler Mission --"Discovers 33 Stars Over 11 Billion Years Old With Earth-Like Planets"

Kepler Mission --"Discovers 33 Stars Over 11 Billion Years Old With Earth-Like Planets" | Science | Scoop.it
One of the biggest questions in astrophysics is: does life exists beyond earth? To even begin answering this, we need to know how many planets like ours exist out there, and when they formed. However determining ages of stars (and...
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Mars pyramid: Alien structure or everyday pareidolia? (+video)

Mars pyramid: Alien structure or everyday pareidolia? (+video) | Science | Scoop.it
NASA says it has spotted a pyramid on Mars. Did an advanced civilization once exist on Mars, or is the brain seeing patterns where there are none?
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