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Science Hero Neil DeGrasse Tyson Delivers His Most Inspiring Message Yet
Science & Tech  (tags: knowledge, ignorance, facts, truth, videos, education, alternative facts, global warming, climate change, denial )

- 33 days ago -
Scientific discovery has transformed the world, bringing us life-saving medicine, globe-trotting transportation, and the powerful, tiny computer you're using to read this story. Yet today in the United States, science is increasingly under threat.
For Scientists, Marching Is Just the Start
Science & Tech  (tags: activism, knowledge, facts, truth, March for Science )

- 35 days ago -
While the March for Science is one visible way to show solidarity, scientific and environmental organizations say it's just the first step in protecting research and its integrity.
Saturday, Science Advocates Prepare for a Long March
Science & Tech  (tags: March for Science, facts, truth, knowledge, activism, demonstrations, protests )

- 33 days ago -
Like many warriors, Shaye Wolf is ready to march. She says Pres. Donald Trump's administration is carrying out a "war on science" with proposed cuts in scientific research funding and appointments of climate change deniers to top positions.
A Space Fan's Guide to Saturday's March for Science
Science & Tech  (tags: activism, demonstrations, protests )

- 35 days ago -
On April 22, scientists and science advocates will gather in Washington, D.C., for the first-ever March for Science, as a show of support for science, science research and funding for science.
Smart Cycle: Parents Divided on Fisher Price's Exercise Bike for Kids
Science & Tech  (tags: kid's toys )

- 131 days ago -
The toy is a stationary bike with a tablet holder attached, and the idea is to get kids cycling while playing and interacting with the tablet or a TV via four educational apps.
One of the Worlds Largest Super Volcanoes Is Waking Up
Science & Tech  (tags: supervolcano, Neanderthals, Italy, Campi Flegrei )

- 130 days ago -
A supervolcano which has not erupted for 12,000 years may be waking up, aside from an inconsequentially small eruption in 1538, this same volcano also erupted about 40,000 years ago, and could have contributed to the extinction of the Neanderthals,
Star Snapped Before and After Nova Explosion 20,000 Light-Years Away!
Science & Tech  (tags: Nova Explosion, Chile, Polish Scientists, Las Campanas Observatory )

- 278 days ago -
Even though it is 20,000 light years away , a terribly faint pinprick of light barely visible among brighter stars, even in magnified images - this was a rare opportunity to study the build-up and aftermath of a classical nova.
Hubble Sees Two Dwarf Galaxies in Pisces | Astronomy | Sci-News.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, dwarf galaxies, Posces )

- 283 days ago -
these two galaxies have lived in isolation for billions of years and are just now beginning to make new stars.
Cassini Spots Liquid Methane-Filled Canyons on Titan | Planetary Science | Sci-News.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, Titan, liquid methane )

- 283 days ago -
Cassini radar observations of Titan's north pole depict cavernous gorges a little less than half a mile (< 1 km) wide, with slopes steeper than 40 degrees.
Religious Center of Hittites Comes to Light
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 283 days ago -
The 11th archaeological excavation season has recently begun in the ancient city of Nerik, recognized as the religious center of the Hittites, in the northern province of SamsunâEUR(TM)s Vezirküprü district.
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