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The 1995 Hubble photo that changed astronomy

Since the Hubble Space Telescope went into orbit back in April 1990, it has sent back a ton of incredible photos. Each has its own story, but one of Hubble’s greatest images is this one, from 1995. This is a snapshot of nearly the entire history of the universe – and the first of its… Read More »

Explained | A new series from Netflix + Vox

K-pop’s worldwide takeover. Designer babies. Designer babies. The racial wealth gap has grown so large, it would take something truly radical to close it. 1 in 5 Americans have been in a non-monogamous relationship at some point. What will happen 20, 30, 40 years from now? That’s going to be really interesting to watch.

Why people think they see ghosts

If you believe the dead can return to haunt the living, you’re not alone. According to one poll, 45% of Americans believe in ghosts and 28% claim to actually have seen a ghost. They show up in our movies, I see dead people. books, and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony music videos. As far back as we can… Read More »

Decoding the ancient astronomy of Stonehenge

Stonehenge was built and modified several times over the course of a thousand years starting around 5,000 years ago. This kit shows what the final version probably looked like based on the ruins that are there today. But some of these stones are simply missing so archaeologists can’t know for sure that this plan was… Read More »

Why losing a dog feels like losing a family member

Alvin: So when you get your dog, and you’re like 11 years old… they never tell you what to expect down the road. The only thing that they tell you is… “You have to clean after your dog.” This is Alvin and his dog Rainbow. They spent 18 years together since Alvin was just 11,… Read More »

Why people get so excited about a total solar eclipse

A solar eclipse happens when the moon’s shadow falls somewhere on the surface of Earth And a lunar eclipse is the opposite — when the Earth’s shadow falls on the moon The two sections of the shadow, the dark umbra and the partially shaded penumbra, their placement determines which type of eclipse we can see… Read More »