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    Blue Volcano...This particular picture is from

    Ethiopia, but there are other examples of this phenomenon (e.g., Kawah Ijen crater on the island of Java).Despite its appearance (and what has erroneously been posted on some web sites), the lava itself it not blue at all. The blue color results from the...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 4 Responses Jun 2

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    Have you been following the latest discoveries

    about Pluto? -- Ice mountains as high as the Rockies -- Abundant water resources -- Surface no older than 100 million years old. Absolutely mind-blowing!
    HistoryMystery HistoryMystery 51-55, M 5 Responses Jul 16

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    Trust the vibes you get,

    energy doesn't lie.
    MourningRibbon MourningRibbon 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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    I went to see Neil DeGraase-Tyson speak several

    weeks ago and was struck by something he said. He noted that humans are preoccupied with what they can learn from their five senses (and some people even claim a sixth sense that gives them profound wisdom). And yet very little of what we know about the universe we live in can...
    HistoryMystery HistoryMystery 51-55, M 5 Responses May 28

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    Astronomers unveil the farthest galaxyAn

    international team of astronomers led by Yale University and the University of California-Santa Cruz have pushed back the cosmic frontier of galaxy exploration to a time when the universe was only 5% of its present age. We can never see beyond our own understanding......This is...
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    What Has NASA Found?

    Tune in Now & Watch Live to Find OutNASA: "astronomers are on the cusp of finding something people have dreamed about for thousands of years – another Earth." See if the latest discovery unveiled. now this should be very interesting!!!http://www.fromquarkstoquasars.com/what...
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    Physicists Discover New Massless Particle;

    Could Revolutionize Electronics & Quantum ComputingThe physics of the massless particle is so strange, there could be many things that arise from this that we're just not capable of imagining now.Funny...Stuff changes so fast..http://www.fromquarkstoquasars.com/physicists...
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    Watch: Scientists Use Sound Waves To Levitate

    And Manipulate MatterMeet the amazing acoustic levitator, a piece of equipment originally developed for NASA to simulate microgravity conditions. science aside...watch the video...soooo Cool...This is not any big deal.. I just thought some who follow would like it..;)http://www...
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    Ancient Water

    Scientists have discovered water that is estimated to be between 1.5 and 2.64 billion years old. It was found in a mine near Timmins, Ontario, Canada. These are among the oldest waters ever discovered. This water was likely on the surface back at that time, but infiltrated into...
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    If you dropped a quarter from a height of one

    meter above the surface of a neuron star, it would take one microsecond to reach the surface and would be traveling at a speed of 7.2 million miles per hour when it hit the surface.
    hisdudeness3 hisdudeness3 31-35, M 5 Responses May 20

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    Why wouldn't anyone just love it!

    Some of it is so effing fascinating omg
    Mariyah22 Mariyah22 18-21, F 12 Responses Jan 8

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    Just are so amazed how we can literally see

    what to us is invisible, like the corona of the sun made from plasma. It's amazing.
    RedLineEngineer RedLineEngineer 18-21, M 3 Responses May 21

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    Why Dark Chocolate Is Good For Your Heart.

    ..This is a follow-up to an earlier post in which I provided scientific facts about chocolate. The link to that post is provided below.EP LinkRegarding this topic, researchers in The Netherlands analyzed 44 middle-aged, overweight men over 4 weeks as they ate 70 grams (roughly 2...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 6 Responses Feb 27, 2014

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    Whenever you feel sad.

    . Just remember there are billions of cells in your body and all they care about is YOU :D
    hopeless220 hopeless220 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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    For a while I've gotten closer

    and closer to believing that we are not the only ones around the Milky Way Galaxy, leave a lone the entire universe. It was surprising to learn that the newly discovered earth-like planet In a similar solar system as ours might have had (if it now does not have) life due to its...
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    aWesterosi aWesterosi 16-17, M 7 Responses Jun 25

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    hi I'm doing some reeserch on magnetically

    anyone out there want to help me
    ggbeauty2 ggbeauty2 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 8

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    what do you think about no non sense kind of

    people? to me they have the most potential to be surprised and yet they are the least lol. what a waste.
    soleutiful soleutiful 26-30, M Jun 29

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    Did you know that ***** volume

    and type varies by circumstance?A male that knows he will be leaving his mate for a few days, where she is unattended and he cannot be certain of her fidelity, produces a ***** that acts as a plug, sealing the cervix from the possibility of being impregnated while he is away.A...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 19 Responses Jun 3

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    I don't always have an interesting day,

    but when I do, I see a tick's beating heart
    TheMoonIsFallingDown TheMoonIsFallingDown 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 12

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    Scientific Facts About Chocolate

    Not that anyone needs a reason to eat chocolate, but...10. Chocolate contains tryptophan, a chemical in the brain that is used to produce the neurotransmitter, serotonin. High levels of serotonin stimulate the secretion of endorphins, and produce feelings of elation.9. Chocolate...
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    The Male And Female Brain

    This was inspired upon reading a story by one of my EP friends. Even though that story was humorous, and demonstrated an obvious and ongoing Pinterest fetish, I thought the topic an interesting one to explore.What follows is a simplification and will undoubtedly evoke the "Duh...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 1, 2013

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    ILovePeter ILovePeter 70+ 5 Responses May 24

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    im a huge science junkie the podcasts on www.

    twis.org are fantastic to listen to
    EquilibreHippie EquilibreHippie 22-25, M Jul 10

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    High Pressure.. Molecules.

    . playing tag.. Pleasure.. The cold.. Waves.. A white flag.. Sunshine.. Comming back..
    Kardia Kardia 36-40 5 Responses Jun 8

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    It's Alive!

    What you've just seen is the reaction of mercury thiocyanate when exposed to a heat source. This is an exothermic reaction - it gives off heat and light.The reaction also produces various gases that result in the snake-like ash. In fact, this substance was used in pyrotechnics...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 14 Responses Aug 7, 2013

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    Triple Suns ~

    Last week (11/1/13, to be exact), the following was seen in the sky over northern China.This is an example of the parhelion (the plural is “parhelia”). This phenomenon is more commonly known as a “sun dog” or “phantom sun”. Another example is shown below. This was...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 2 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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    Not let's talk about CERN .

    . What do you guys think They will find supersymmetry or multiverse ?
    veanus veanus 22-25, F 7 Responses Jun 28

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    Breaking news: NASA rover finds active,

    ancient organic chemistry on Mars - December 16, 2014.This is exciting news!.http://www.redorbit.com/news/space/1113300317/breaking-nasa-rover-finds-active-ancient-organic-chemistry-on-mars-121614/
    Calif42 Calif42 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 16, 2014

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    http://www.cnn.com/2015/07/23/us/feat-nasa-kepler-planet-discovery/ we may have found earth's cousin but we are still trying to keep away from the creepy uncle who lives alone
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Horse10202 Horse10202 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    One of my favorite pick up lines: Your name

    must be Phylum because you are above Class. 😄
    WrongPage WrongPage 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    but, i don t like some of the snarchy people

    involved. im not super academic complex person. though i luv science, mainly physics and philosophy and now some botany. i always been down no matter who i talked to. to be as simple and eaisy to understand. i want everyone to understand and save there breath on science...
    soleutiful soleutiful 26-30, M Jun 29

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    I love science, truly

    and deeply. But alas not all she has to offer, like organic chemistry... Don't get me started on that *****!
    DreamingDreamingDreaming DreamingDreamingDreaming 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Fire RainbowThe photo below (taken in northern

    Idaho near the Washington border in 2006) is an example of what is referred to in the vernacular as a “fire rainbow”. The technical term is a circumhorizontal arc. This phenonenom occurs only under certain conditions…The sun must be at the proper angle...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 8 Responses May 2, 2014

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    Research Shows New Alzheimer's Treatment Fully

    Restores Memory FunctionA new study found that ultrasound therapy clears the brain of structures that are blamed for the decline in cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients. http://www.fromquarkstoquasars.com/research-shows-new-alzheimers-treatment-fully-restores-memory...
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    So did you guys know

    that according to nasa on August 24 there will be a world wide 4 day black out. But it will not affect global warming
    mariner31 mariner31 22-25, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    To all you those who possess extensive

    or even minimal knowledge about science: Never stop learning and expanding your mind. As a girl, there is nothing more attractive than a man who takes an interest in science and puts effort into creating hypothesis and learning from failures or success. We are informed of all...
    lilysworld lilysworld 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    Follow The Bouncing..

    .Raisin  When a raisin is placed in a glass of champagne, it sinks to the bottom. After some time, it will begin to move up and down in the glass.This movement is due to the dissolved carbon dioxide (CO2) in the champagne. The wrinkles and folds of the raisins afford...
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    The Hubble Telescope Celebrates 25 Years.

    ..NASA launched the Hubble Space Telescope, 25 years ago this week, on April 24, 1990. The $2.5 billion project has transformed the way the public and scientists understand the epic scale and cosmic structures of space.The telescope is equipped with cameras and instruments...
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    let's talk about infinity.

    .. itz crazy that it is infinite but it is equal to infinity plus infinity... and infinity plus one and on and on
    SoFarFetched1123 SoFarFetched1123 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 29

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    My parents struggled,

    I think, with an aspect of my personality. One where as soon as I've formulated a question I don't know the answer to, I am then permanently on a mission until I know the answer. Science has been both my saviour and theirs because it meant I could find out the answers for myself...
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