The fundamentals of earthquake mechanics are simple: Pieces of rock slip past one another along a fault to release pent-up … Continued
A beehive buzzes with thousands of genetically similar female honeybees. Some nurse their queen and her eggs while others fly … Continued
From the outside, galaxies appear as a mass of stars orbiting a dense center. But inside, they are more complex, … Continued
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If you’ve ever wondered how boneless chicken parts end up that way, take a peek inside one of the 4,000 … Continued
Touchscreens treat all fleshy finger pads alike: Most detect a simple change in electrical current or in sound or light … Continued
When the firm SpaceX launches its Falcon Heavy rocket into space late this year, the craft will become the mightiest … Continued
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