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Planetary Nebula NGC 2818 by Hubble Heritage is licensed with CC BY-SA 2.0. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

All About Nebula—The Clouds Of Outer Space

Despite the word being frequently thrown around in sci-fi media and images of it being frequently used as wallpaper or room decor, many people do not know what a nebula is.
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Grand Canyon National Park: Visitor Center Solar Power System 0300 by Grand Canyon NPS is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Pros and Cons of Solar Energy

Solar Energy is a source that many know of. While people are aware of why it is good, few know why solar energy is disliked. Here are some pros and some cons of solar energy.
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global warming by alandberning is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Why Is The Earth Heating Up?

The Earth is heating up because of something called "Global Warming." Global Warming is the increase of the average temperatures in the Earth's atmosphere. Global Warming is caused when carbon dioxide,...

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Who Is Gregor Mendel?

Who Is Gregor Mendel? What is he known for Well You will learn about him in this Article.
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Neotibicen linnei linnes annual cicada by Tibor Nagy is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

Cicadas, What’s The Point?

You can hear the chorus of the cicadas every afternoon, but what's the point in them? Periodical cicadas, the ones out now, come out every 13-17.
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[220/365] Nuclear Fear (Explored) by pasukaru76 is marked with CC0 1.0

Fission and Fusion – What is it?

Fission and fusion, the two most clean energy sources we have yet to discover, but we can only harness one.
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Speedometer by AnxiousNut is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

The Fastest Manmade Object

What was the fastest self-propelled man-made object? Was it a rocket ship, was it a missile, or was it a manhole cover?
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Perfect Ring of Fire - Annular Solar Eclipse by Kevin Baird is licensed with CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/

Solar Eclipse: What Is It?

A solar eclipse is when the Moon is blocking the Sun, causing some parts of Earth to go dark.
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solar system by Philippe Put is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Which Planet Is The Closest To Earth?

The question of 'Which planet is the closest' is one most everyone can answer. It is obviously Venus, isn't it?
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Bees - Why Are They Important?

Bees – Why Are They Important?

Learn about bees, and why they occupy an important role on the earth!
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Lightning! Ask Your Questions Tonight (NASA, Marshall, 06/23/11) by NASAs Marshall Space Flight Center is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

How Does Lightning Work?

You may wonder why lightning strikes what is it made of. Well if you have had those thoughts this articles for you.
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Quonset California Cabin by SteelMaster Buildings is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

The Voxel – A Self Sustaining Quarantine Cabin

A group of people from the IAAC have designed and built a beautiful quarantine cabin, called the Voxel.
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