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Astronomers spot first planet outside the Milky Way
The findings could take decades to confirm.
How sexy Victorian mediums tricked scientists into believing in ectoplasm
Plus other fun facts from The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week.
An FDA advisory panel just recommended the Pfizer vaccine for kids 5 to 11
If authorized, it would open up the vaccine to an additional 28 million kids in the US.
How to speak city pigeon
Are they talking about us? Rosemary Mosco has the answers.
Could humans survive on Dune’s Arrakis?
A supercomputer and climate model reveal the truth behind stillsuits.
What is a nor’easter, and why are they so powerful?
Several inches of rain will soak the East Coast this week.
Your website could be doing the environment dirty. Here’s how to clean it up.
Every little gif counts.
These fuzzy lemurs have a human-like ability to sing on beat
Lemurs can, lemurs can keep a beat.
These two galaxies are locked in a cosmic battle
Galaxies millions of light years away show what could happen between the Milky Way and its neighbor, Andromeda.
Climate change could mean fewer avalanches
Historical documents show that avalanches in French mountains have retreated upslope.