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Sappho, a renowned poet of ancient Greece, wrote of the Pleiades star cluster setting at midnight. Scientists have wondered, what time of year did she see it?
On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy gave a stirring speech to a joint session of Congress declaring his intention to land humans on the moon with a decade.
Monster Nile crocodiles might be Florida’s newest invasive species.
Lots of non-humans – octopuses, crows, monkeys, machines – are intelligent. Could some also be conscious?
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Simple things you can do to get fewer mosquito bites this summer.
You, or your kids, might notice this. When you’re moving in a car, earthly objects get left behind, but the moon seems to follow. Why?
The Sonic Hedgehog gene drives embryonic development of mammal limbs and shark gills. Could our limbs have evolved from gills?
Ophiuchus and Serpent on June evenings
Midnight sun over Norway