The Deceiving Color of Veins

The Deceiving Color of Veins

There is a lot of uncertainty in the world, but surely we can rely on our senses to accurately tell us about our own body, right? Not a day goes by that my veins don't look blue, ... read more

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The Higgs Boson

The Higgs Boson

On July 4th as America celebrated its 236th birthday, people came together for a conference in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss important data regarding one of the biggest mysteries ... read more

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Blue Skies and Orange Sunsets

Blue Skies and Orange Sunsets

I once heard that the sky is blue because it reflects the ocean and the ocean is blue because it reflects the sky. It's not a very satisfying answer. How would a system like that ... read more

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How is the Percent Chance of Rain Calculated?

How is the Percent Chance of Rain Calculated?

Whenever you see a weather report with rain (or snow) in the forecast, it gives the chance of precipitation. How do they get ... read more

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What Causes a Lunar Eclipse?

What Causes a Lunar Eclipse?

Space is full of wonders, ranging from activity in our own solar system to phenomena found 13-billion light-years from Earth. A lunar eclipse is one of these astronomical marvels t... read more

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Order of Lettering Does Matter, Actually

Order of Lettering Does Matter, Actually

A while back there was a popular paragraph floating around the internet where most words were scrambled and yet the paragraph it was still readable as if it were spelled correctly.... read more

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