Science

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18 Astronauts Who Made Lasting Impacts On and Off Earth

Since the beginning of time, mankind has looked up to the stars. Isaac Asimov, Jules Vern, and Arthur C. Clark made space exploration something beyond fiction; Carl Sagan highlighted our humble place in the universe through his reflections on our “pale blue dot.” But what about the brave men and women who actually ventured into […]

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Flat Earth Theory

Think You’ve Heard It All? 22 Flat Earth Beliefs That Will Astonish You

Flat Earthers are a passionate bunch, dedicating a considerable amount of resources to support their unconventional views. Interestingly, a significant number of Flat Earthers intertwine their scientific convictions with deep religious beliefs, which might shed light on some of their more peculiar theories. I’m not here to make fun of the Flat Earth folks, but

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phobias

15 Oddly Specific Phobias That Will Make You Say “What?!”

While fears of spiders and heights are common, there are some fears that might seem bizarre but are very much real and can cause significant distress to those affected. I took a look at some of the weirder, lesser-known phobias, and was reminded again, just how strange the human brain really is. Phobophobia: Fear of

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microplastics in the ocean

Microplastics in the Ocean: Understanding the Scale and Impact

Microplastics are a pervasive issue in today’s oceans, affecting water quality, marine life, and risk to human health. These tiny plastic fragments, measuring less than five millimeters in length, stem from a variety of sources, including larger plastic debris that degrades over time and consumer products that contain microbeads. Due to their small size, microplastics

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41 Science Facts That Prove Reality Is Wilder Than Your Wildest Dreams

Science is so much cooler than baking soda volcanoes and making slime (although slime is undeniably fun!). The planet and the universe is full of amazing and fascinating things. The human body alone is remarkable. So is nature, space, and computing. I could’ve written an endless list of cool science facts, but here are some

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