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Viking “Sólarsteinn” Sunstones Used For Navigation – Iceland Spar

By: Linus Koepcke, Journalist
How did Vikings navigate at sea without GPS?
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How Power Gets To Your Home

By: Miles Kastner, Journalist
It's always when you flip a switch or plug in a cord, but electricity has a long way to travel to get to your house. In fact, the electricity generating station may be hundred's of miles away.
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Tesla Supercharging in Gilroy by jurvetson is marked with CC BY 2.0.

Why We Should Only Have Electric Cars

By: James Goodwin, Journalist
Electric cars are the future of the world due to the lack of fossil fuels
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The Requirements For Complex Life

By: Thomas J Ahern, Journalist
It also has to be a perfect distance away from the star. If it is too far, it will end up leaving the star. If it is too close, it will go into the star.
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Is There Life Out There? Mars

By: Dannia Rajo Carballo, Journalist

There has always been a question about whether or not aliens exist, or if there is any sort of life on another planet. Well, scientists have discovered evidence that shows signs of liquid water on Mars,...

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The Theory of General Relativity is… Complicated

By: Max Harr-Robins, Journalist
The theory of general relativity was created by Albert Einstein in 1916 and shows that space isn’t just a stage that is unmoving, but a warping environment that can get “bent”. Masses bend the spacetime around it and the heavier the mass, the more bent spacetime is.
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The Parker Solar Probe

The Parker Solar Probe

Nasa's Parker Solar Probe becomes the first-ever spacecraft to enter the sun's upper atmosphere.
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Wind Turbines – The best five

By: Aryan Mendes and Sereen Guirguis
Wind turbines are a growing industry and it is becoming difficult to see which ones are great turbines to use as a source of energy.
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Floating Solar Panel Farms

Floating Solar Panel Farms

By: Philip Do, Journalist
The aray of 166,000 panels can produce up to 2.6 gigawatts of clean energy, enough to power a large town. This is just one example of a floating solar panel farm in China and there are many more across the world.
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Nanobots: Our Tiny Saviors

Nanobots: Our Tiny Saviors

By: Namish Gupta, Journalist

Nanobots are exactly what they sound like. They are tiny, miniscule robots capable of storing and applying medicinal content to the human body, among other things. Currently, the average nanobot is about...

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Goku vs. Mickey Mouse

By: Samiya Azam, Journalist

Mickey Mouse versus Goku. At first, you'd probably think, "Is this even arguable?" Well to compare one of the oldest, childhood characters with the undefeatable Goku from Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z,...

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Coronal Rain, Solar Storm by NASA Goddard Photo and Video is licensed under CC BY 2.0

A Solar Storm That Will End Humanity

These super storms happens every 2 centuries but if they ever do occur to earth, they can become a Geomagnetic storm. These storms can be so powerful that it can break millions of kilometers of wires that transports electricity and a complex grid of machines, like transformers, that makes it possible to transfer electricity a shut down, or breaking the transformers.
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