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How a Refrigerator Led to Einstein’s Pleas for Atomic Bomb Research loading...
How a Refrigerator Led to Einstein’s Pleas for Atomic Bomb Research
The great physicist was an avowed pacifist—so why did he urge the U.S. to fund such a devastating weapon?
Turning Salt Water into.. Fresh Water loading...
Turning Salt Water into.. Fresh Water
With a little help from the sun.
Organic Weed? Marijuana Growers Go Green loading...
Organic Weed? Marijuana Growers Go Green
An industry long haunted by negative connotations and a lack of sound research finds new opportunities in sustainability.
4 Everyday Items Einstein Helped Create loading...
4 Everyday Items Einstein Helped Create
In addition to his work on relativity, the physicist laid the scientific foundations for paper towels, lasers, and more common products.
Einstein's 'Impossible' Experiment Finally Performed loading...
Einstein's 'Impossible' Experiment Finally Performed
The Hubble telescope just weighed a star using a technique the famed physicist described but said humanity would have “no hope” of using.
6 Reasons Why U.S. Paris Reversal Won't Derail Climate Progress loading...
6 Reasons Why U.S. Paris Reversal Won't Derail Climate Progress
Falling prices for renewables and a growing sustainability movement from the bottom up have changed the global picture, despite Thursday's announcement from Donald Trump.
Hidden Danger Lurking under New Zealand loading...
Hidden Danger Lurking under New Zealand
What’s boiling underneath the surface?
How 'Eureka' Moments in Science Happen loading...
How 'Eureka' Moments in Science Happen
From bathtubs to falling apples, find out what really drives some of the iconic tales of “light bulb” moments in science.
British Government will Release its Secret UFO Files loading...
British Government will Release its Secret UFO Files
18 secret documents will be available to the public mid-June
Einstein’s Relativity Explained in 4 Simple Steps loading...
Einstein’s Relativity Explained in 4 Simple Steps
The revolutionary physicist used his imagination rather than fancy math to come up with his most famous and elegant equation.
Scientists Are Turning Your Body Into Holograms loading...
Scientists Are Turning Your Body Into Holograms
Doctors, architects, and even elevator technicians are using artificial reality to re-design their work
How Unlikely Hackers Will transform Cuba loading...
How Unlikely Hackers Will transform Cuba
For decades, Cuba has been closed off to technology. Now, wifi and warming relations with the U.S. are paving the way for a digital revolution.

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