Monthly Archives: September 2017

When was the moon formed?

4.5 billion years ago The moon was formed ~4.5 billion years ago, about 30–50 million years after the origin of the Solar System, out of debris thrown into orbit by a massive collision between a smaller proto-Earth and another planetoid, … Continue reading

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How Oxygen is created

Stars create new elements in their cores by squeezing elements together in a process called nuclear fusion. First, stars fuse hydrogen atoms into helium. Helium atoms then fuse to create beryllium, and so on, until fusion in the star’s core … Continue reading

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A Baby Wails, and the Adult World Comes Running

CreditAnita Kunz SCIENCE A Baby Wails, and theAdult World Comes Running In almost every mammal species, an infant’scry has a primal impact on nearby adults.Scientists are beginning to figure out why. Basics By NATALIE ANGIER SEPT. 4, 2017 Continue reading … Continue reading

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Voyager’s 40th Anniversary

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Learn About 10 Recently Extinct Tigers and Lions  Posted, but not written by, Lou Sheehan Animals and Nature by Bob Strauss Updated August 31, 2017 01 of 11 10 Big Cats That Didn’t Make It Into the 20th Century Smilodon, … Continue reading

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We may finally understand why tropical plants have huge leaves

DAILY NEWS 31 August 2017 We may finally understand why tropical plants have huge leaves In their comfort zone Peter Wilf By Alice Klein Why do plants’ leaves shrink the further from the equator they grow? It may all be … Continue reading

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Russian Election Hacking Efforts, Wider Than Previously Known, Draw Little Scrutiny

Posted, but not written by, Louis Sheehan Russian Election Hacking Efforts, Wider Than Previously Known, Draw Little Scrutiny By NICOLE PERLROTH, MICHAEL WINES and MATTHEW ROSENBERGSEPT. 1, 2017 Continue reading the main storyShare This Page Share Tweet Email More Save … Continue reading

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