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Saying Farewell To The ISS’s Best Tweeters
Astronauts Karen Nyberg and Luca Parmitano arrived back on Earth last night after their latest stint on the International Space Station. Who will fulfill our need for great social media...
The Psychology Of Loving Heavy Metal
Fans of contemporary heavy metal tend to share a dislike of authority and a bit of a self-esteem problem, one study finds.
Device Could Harvest Wasted Energy From Wi-Fi, Satellite Signals
It converts stray microwaves into electricity.
Just Liking A Cause Doesn’t Help: Internet Slacktivism Harms Charities
Contrary to some previous studies, research from the University of British Columbia says "liking" a charitable cause publicly allows people to feel they've done their part without committing any actual...
Sad Faces Make People Support Social Campaigns
Any face. Even on a trash can.
Asteroid With Six Tails Leaves Astronomers Dumbfounded
The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a possibly doomed asteroid with multiple comet-like tails.
A Rare New Bacterium Thrives In Spacecraft Cleanrooms
A recently discovered bacterium thrives in the cleanest places on Earth—where spacecraft are assembled.
What We Now Know About The Chelyabinsk Meteor
A set of newly released papers reconstruct the fireball's impact.
These Two Insects Have Been At It For 165 Million Years
A great find for science!
Smart Foam In Football Helmets Measures Impact Of Each Hit
It alerts those on the sidelines when a player recieves a potentially-dangerous hit to the head.