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Solar Eclipse in 1097 May Be Rock Carving Subject

A petroglyph spotted in Chaco Canyon may depict a total solar eclipse witnessed by the Pueblo people.

 

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Solar Eclipse in 1097 May Be Rock Carving Subject

A petroglyph spotted in Chaco Canyon may depict a total solar eclipse witnessed by the Pueblo people.

 

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Trump Administration’s Science Priorities "Better Than Feared"

But the White House memo completely omits climate science and space, emphasizing military tech and basic R&D

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Trump Administration’s Science Priorities "Better Than Feared"

But the White House memo completely omits climate science and space, emphasizing military tech and basic R&D

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These are China’s plans for floating nuclear reactors

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Multiple designs are starting to take shape.

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How to photograph the solar eclipse: The only guide you need

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There’s a lot of information out there and not all of it is good.

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Conversations about Diversity Aren’t Working

Now it’s time for scientists to take collective action

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Conversations about Diversity Aren’t Working

Now it’s time for scientists to take collective action

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Cold Food, Hot Air

EPA helps supermarkets switch to refrigerants that save money and lessen global warming

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Cold Food, Hot Air

EPA helps supermarkets switch to refrigerants that save money and lessen global warming

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Remembering Marian C. Diamond

Illustrations from the Scientific American archive highlight key discoveries of an influential neuroscientist

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Remembering Marian C. Diamond

Illustrations from the Scientific American archive highlight key discoveries of an influential neuroscientist

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Yes, We Can Communicate with Animals

But only in limited ways, because our brains are so fundamentally different

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Yes, We Can Communicate with Animals

But only in limited ways, because our brains are so fundamentally different

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Tracing the Sources of Today’s Russian Cyberthreat

Some of the most talented and dangerous cybercrooks and cyberwarriors come from Russia, a longtime meddler in other countries’ affairs

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Tracing the Sources of Today’s Russian Cyberthreat

Some of the most talented and dangerous cybercrooks and cyberwarriors come from Russia, a longtime meddler in other countries’ affairs

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Supermassive Black Holes May Dine on "Jellyfish" Galaxies

Galaxies with trailing ‘tentacles’ of gas and newborn stars could help feed some of the universe’s most powerful objects

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Supermassive Black Holes May Dine on "Jellyfish" Galaxies

Galaxies with trailing ‘tentacles’ of gas and newborn stars could help feed some of the universe’s most powerful objects

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Growing Virtual Plants Could Help Farmers Boost Their Crops

Researchers are using 3-D modeling to identify the future’s heartiest pickings

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Growing Virtual Plants Could Help Farmers Boost Their Crops

Researchers are using 3-D modeling to identify the future’s heartiest pickings

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Social Media Sites Can Profile Your Contacts

Why you should think twice before you give an app access to your phone’s address book.  

 

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Social Media Sites Can Profile Your Contacts

Why you should think twice before you give an app access to your phone’s address book.  

 

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Roman Pipes Delivered Water — And Toxic Antimony

The elaborate system of pipes that carried water to Roman households was an engineering marvel—for its time. Unfortunately, their sophisticated water utility may have been poisoning everyone.

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Deadline for Google Lunar X Prize Extended to March 2018

The remaining teams in this private space race have more time—and the opportunity for more money—on their way to the Moon

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Deadline for Google Lunar X Prize Extended to March 2018

The remaining teams in this private space race have more time—and the opportunity for more money—on their way to the Moon

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Chemists confirm that whiskey really does taste better with a splash of water

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The logic behind your bartender’s advice.

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Bait and Switch: Anchovies Eat Plastic Because It Smells Like Prey

The tiny fish are a critical part of ocean food chains

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Nuclear Power Heats Up in Asia, Cools in the West

Asia aggressively builds nuclear power plants as the West withdraws

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In Baby Mode

The birth of a first child alters parents’ lives suddenly and forever: sleepless nights, afternoons in pajamas and hardly a moment’s respite. Parents are able to make this transition…

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California Scientists Push to Create Massive Climate Research Program

Effort backed by the state’s flagship universities comes as US President Donald Trump shrugs off global warming

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