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Science Dec 23‘Hidden Figures’ and the journey to celebrate NASA’s black female pioneers
The story behind how Hidden Figures went from biography to Hollywood, as told by the author, cast and crew.
Science Dec 22Analysis: ‘Passengers’ is part space odyssey, part stalker flick
Here's why this movie warrants a closer look.
Science Dec 12Here’s the first weather report for an exoplanet
You may want to pack goggles and sunscreen before you visit HAT-P-7b, based on the first convincing report of weather on an exoplanet.
Science Dec 05The very real consequences of fake news stories and why your brain can’t ignore them
Incidents like the #Pizzagate shooting signify one step in a long, dark trail of real world consequences caused by fake news. Experts explain this history and why these stories are so hard to ignore.
Science Nov 22How big droughts, forest fires could be the new normal in Appalachia
Wildfires have burned more than 100,000 acres across seven states in the southern Appalachian Mountains since late October.
Science Nov 16National Geographic makes hazardous journey to ‘MARS’ in new miniseries
The myriad strains of a future deep space journey percolate through ‘MARS’ — a new six-part miniseries on the National Geographic Channel.
Science Nov 11Science and technology under a Trump presidency
Science, technology and health policy under Donald Trump will feature cuts, but also inescapable progress.
Science Nov 08Here’s how hackers might mess with electronic voting on Election Day
Here's what to watch for on Election Day in case hackers decide to sway the vote.
Science Nov 01Explosives reveal Mount St. Helens’ cold heart
Geologists paired explosives and seismic readings to look for Mount St. Helens’ magma chamber. Here's what they found instead.
Science Oct 27Iron deficient? These edible insects pack more minerals than sirloin steak
In a new study, an artificial gut reveals the best edible insects for combating mineral deficiencies in the global nutrition crisis.