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For all the steps described above to have happened as outlined, such numbers as the gravitational constant, the charge on
Today, most people don't remember the heartbreaking and sometimes lethal effects of not vaccinating and hence can't see their own vital role in public health.
There's no seatbelt. Pete D'Andrea throws back his head and laughs. It's going to be a loud, rough ride. He can't wait to rev up the engine.
The truth has become buried in a quagmire of junk science and as a result, the underlying principles of this country, truth, justice and liberty for all, have been lost. Much more than John F. Kennedy died in November 1963; in many ways our nation died with him.
Whichever assassination theory you subscribe to, Thurston Clarke's JFK's Last Hundred Days will fill you with a tantalizing sense of what might have been -- had November 22 not happened.
When David Koch joined the WGBH Board of Trustees, the extent of this enterprise was not known to the general public. But now, the facts are in, and the political science is as settled as the climate science.
Since its discovery, this nova has brightened rapidly to become an object visible to the naked eye, though stargazers will
Never ask for the wrong (although still delicious) bagel topping ever again.
But in 1866, novas were not well understood. The chart revealed that the object Herschel observed sat in the same position
The report said that in the recent past, the Apollo Group, the University of Phoenix’s parent company, “appears to have made
Follow SPACE.com on Twitter @Spacedotcom. We're also on Facebook and Google+. Additional observations suggested that a black
On the one hand, genomic science promises us an unprecedented look at the material sources of our lives, and on the other hand, this science may tempt some to think that we are nothing more than our genetic makeup.
At 40,000 times thinner than a human hair, our DNA isn't usually much to look at. But if you're curious about your genetic
I watched two short documentaries this week about visuals that exist in the shadowy world between art and mathematics. The first film is from the PBS's "Nova" series, Fractals, Hunting the Hidden Dimension. The second is Vanessa Gould's 2009 documentary Between the Folds, a fascinating look at the history and evolution of the world of paper folding.
Owner Ann Suplee said strangers often say her dog looks like "a horse galloping" and ask her "Are you getting ready for the
As the intersection between media and politics has become clearer, so too has the blending of technology and culture. And Pogue's at the forefront of this movement.
In 2000, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium (and People's Sexiest Astrophysicist Alive), downsized Pluto from a super-cute planet to a tiny, icy body.
You've heard Elvis Costello sing country music before, but not like this. The lad who gave us Almost Blue is quite mature and worldly wise now.