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Five ways to engage in science near yououtside.

Five ways to engage in science near yououtside.

SciStarter offers something for anyone who is curious or concerned about the natural world.In this edition, we highlight Fall projects the Girl Scouts are doing all across the nation. But anyone can participate in these projects!Girl Scouts USA and S

Climate
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New Air-Conditioner Absorbs Solar Energy and Blasts Radiation Into Space

New Air-Conditioner Absorbs Solar Energy and Blasts Radiation Into Space

As people search for solutions to the climate change crisis on Earth, scientists are working to create renewable energy sources as alternatives to fossil fuels. Now, scientists at Stanford University hope to offer a new solution as they are developin

Garden
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Some of Earth's Water Came From A Stream of Hydrogen Long Ago, Scientists Say

Some of Earth's Water Came From A Stream of Hydrogen Long Ago, Scientists Say

Forming an OceanWhen you look out at the ocean, it's difficult to imagine the swaying body of water being any other way. But, says a team of researchers, some of the H2O that covers much of our planet's surface was once something very different: A st

Food Manufacturing
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We Burn More Calories in the Afternoon and Evening, Study Finds

We Burn More Calories in the Afternoon and Evening, Study Finds

Our weight might not be controlled solely by what we eat. When we eat, and when we get to sleep, may be just as important. A small study published this week in Current Biology found people who had been thrown off their circadian rhythms burn more cal

Vietnam
Weather
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Powerful Solar Storm Likely Detonated Sea Mines During Vietnam War

Powerful Solar Storm Likely Detonated Sea Mines During Vietnam War

On Aug. 4, 1972, the crew of a U.S. Task Force 77 aircraft flying near a naval minefield in the waters off Hon La observed 20 to 25 explosions over about 30 seconds. They also witnessed an additional 25 to 30 mud spots in the waters nearby.Destructor

News
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To the Worlds Horror, Researchers Have Finally Figured Out The Best Way to Mail Mosquitoes

To the Worlds Horror, Researchers Have Finally Figured Out The Best Way to Mail Mosquitoes

Its one of the cardinal rules of shipping something fragile: The more tightly you pack your cargo, the better its chances of reaching its destination in one piece. It turns out, the same rule applies for mailing mosquitoes, according to a new study i

Maine
Event
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How-To Festival Brings Makers and Citizen Science Together

How-To Festival Brings Makers and Citizen Science Together

Mid-September in Maine is a time when there is some relief from hot days, but there is no real sign of the leaves changing color just yet. On a beautiful Saturday morning in Brunswick (a small mid-coast town known for Bowdoin College), the Curtis Mem

Space
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Alien Space Rock 'Oumuamua Just Keeps Getting Weirder

Alien Space Rock 'Oumuamua Just Keeps Getting Weirder

On October 19, 2017, astronomers first saw an object from another solar system traveling through our own. Zipping into our solar system from above, the interloper, now known as 1I/2017 U1 (Oumuamua), swung around the Sun and shot away again, never to

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Research and Science
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First Americans Leap-Frogged Continents to Settle the Americas

First Americans Leap-Frogged Continents to Settle the Americas

A new report finds people spread through the Americas in multiple independent, relatively quick migrations. The discovery contrasts the notion that the peopling of the continents took the form of a slow expansion from the northern regions of modern d