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The Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend. Here’s What Time You Can Watch
It's one of the best meteor showers of the year
10/20/2017 12:54 PM
 
There’s a Cave on the Moon Large Enough For a Future Lunar Colony
The 31 mile long fissure would protect astronauts from extreme temperatures and radiation
10/20/2017 03:58 AM
 
How to View Uranus Without a Telescope as It Nears Earth Tonight
"It's visible all night long and its blue-green color is unmistakeable."
10/19/2017 05:26 PM
 
‘Einstein of the Ocean’ Who Helped Surfers Catch the Perfect Waves Turns 100
Munk is called the “greatest living oceanographer” and “Einstein of the ocean"
10/19/2017 04:13 PM
 
4 Surprising Facts About the Universe We Just Discovered in a Cosmic Breakthrough
A deep space explosion produced some very cool science
10/16/2017 09:49 PM
 
A Groundbreaking Astronomy Discovery Gave Scientists Their Best Look Ever at How Gold Was Created
"There are many, many extraordinary discoveries within the discovery"
10/16/2017 02:35 PM
 
Why So Many People Believe Conspiracy Theories
William of Occam would have hated conspiracy theories. A 14th-century philosopher and Franciscan friar, William is celebrated for developing the “law of parsimony,” better known today as “Occam’s razor.” According to the razor principle, the simplest explanation for an event is almost always the best; shave away any extraneous assumptions, and what you’ve got left…
10/15/2017 10:00 AM
 
No, Yellowstone’s Supervolcano Isn’t Going to Wipe Out Life on Earth Anytime Soon
“It’s not impossible to rule out, but it’s a remote possibility"
10/13/2017 07:56 PM
 
This Surprising Sea Creature Is Causing Climate Change
They may be releasing "ridiculous amounts of greenhouse gases"
10/13/2017 09:00 AM
 
10 Hurricanes in a Row Hit the Atlantic This Year. That Hasn’t Happened Since 1893
It's been an unusually strong hurricane season
10/12/2017 04:13 PM