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    I know we have a very low understanding of dark

    energy, but I just want to know something: would it be preposterous to harvest it with specialized magnets? Or would there have to be a different way?
    Corick Corick 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 17

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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 4 Responses May 28

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    I love science class.

    Why? Because its the one class I can sleep through and not get hit on the head with a ruler.
    SJ110 SJ110 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Okay, so my Uncle just whatsapped mw a video of

    a snake giving birth to its young! Apparently, aside from 70% snakes that do lay eggs, there are others which may be viviparous or ovoviviparous(like sharks i.e. they give birth to young but they don't have a placenta during the gestation period. Their eggs develop inside them...
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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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    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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    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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    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 Jul 27

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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...
    lovegentle lovegentle 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I walked into Hobby Lobby today

    and saw the greatest collection of science projects for kids. I know my son would love them. I know I would, too. I just stood there and drooled for a while.
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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 4 Responses May 20

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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...
    GlassDog GlassDog 36-40 9 Responses Mar 23

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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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    especially astronomy,

    and chemistry is cool too but I'm not too good at remembering the formulas or equations. Math is definitely not my strong suit, and it affects anything included.
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 8

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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 3 Responses Jun 2

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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 2 Responses Jul 24

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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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    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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    I always find some topics difficult in subjects.

    Ionic Equilibrium.Its really a very difficult topic in chemistry.And confusing.Hydrolysis of salts,Buffer solution,Solubility equilibria of sparingly soluable salts. But it's very interesting and important topic. In physics I almost hate thermodynamics and heat.I love mechanics...
    GenuineAngel GenuineAngel 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 16

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    I've always love biology

    and physics Last year i learned about biomolecules!!! I found it soooo interesting :D i would be really happy if this year there will be more about biomolecules
    sabrinabryn sabrinabryn 13-15, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Since life has no ultimate goal except what you

    set for yourself doesn't anyone feel impulsed to conquer the world, i mean we're only here for about a century and then we die. I want my time on earth to be spent trying to conquer the world and have enough financial support to try and invent immortality. Doesn't anyone else...
    DrProffesor DrProffesor 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    Loved it so much that I got a degree in it

    and now I'm teaching Chemistry at a high school.
    doxus doxus 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 8

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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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    Can you support your side of Creation Vs

    Evolution without being bias and if so prove it.
    DavidHamilton1 DavidHamilton1 16-17, M 17 Responses Aug 8

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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...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 3 Responses May 5

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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 6 Responses Jun 28

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    NightmaresBecomeReality NightmaresBecomeReality 70+ 5 Responses May 24

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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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    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...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 5 Responses Jul 24

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    Question of the day: Do you think water is

    conductive? 90% Of my students said yes and 10% said no, to which category do you belong ?
    Itsjakedam234 Itsjakedam234 22-25, M 8 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    yep....Ima nerd! I like science,

    no wait, I love science!
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 5 Responses Aug 18

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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...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 7 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    I can't remember if it was Boeing

    or somebody else, but they're working on a force field that you equip to humvees that protects them from explosions. Do you think one could build a smaller version for infantry that protects them from bullets AND explosions?
    Corick Corick 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 22

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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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    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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    Scientists Discover

    that Something Enormous is Hiding Behind Pluto (Literally)Saturn may have a glorious ring system, but Pluto has its own claim to fame: A plasma tail. Looks like pluto, no longer a planet...is gonna show its tail :)http://www.fromquarkstoquasars.com/scientists-discover-that...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 23

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    The reason why I don't like our species is

    because everyday, we find different ways to kill the only home we've ever known(Earth). We are so ignorant and stupid and...human. LOL! I'm not a fan of us. But what I like is the fact that we can come together and reach a common goal, we grow together, we comfort one another in...
    Ro5e Ro5e 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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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...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    Quantum entanglement,

    and the scientific explanation of why I am drawn to you.. In the field of quantum mechanics there is something called quantum entanglement. It is what happens when two particles interact, vibrate in unison, and are separated. They remain connected by something that defies logic...
    JosephinaBallerina JosephinaBallerina 31-35, F 31 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    What do you imagine the next stage in human

    evolution is? And does it scare you, excite you, or both?!
    ButtQuack ButtQuack 22-25, F 25 Responses Jul 27

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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...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 5 Responses Jul 23

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    >A Broken Heart is Not Just Folklore When you

    think of a broken heart, you may picture a cartoon drawing with a jagged line through it. But a real-life broken heart can actually lead to cardiac consequences. Broken heart syndrome, also called stress-induced cardiomyopathy or takotsubo cardiomyopathy, can strike even if you...
    WisePearls WisePearls 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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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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    High Pressure.. Molecules.

    . playing tag.. Pleasure.. The cold.. Waves.. A white flag.. Sunshine.. Comming back..
    Kardia Kardia 36-40 4 Responses Jun 8

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