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Ewok in China?

Photo of Ili pika by Li Weidong, from National Geographic

I’m a sucker for furry little animals. Kittens, koala bears, bunny rabbits — they’re all adorable to me. 110 more words


Swarm Sunday: 1/1/2015 - 3/28/2015

Well, it’s that time of year again!  Swarms have already started popping up in the US, even though it’s still pretty early to have them.  Here’s the swarms that have been reported since the beginning of the year: 293 more words


10 Discoveries Unexplained By Science To Date

The Sea of Galilee

A strange cone-shaped underwater monument was discovered by sonar in 2013. Weighing 60,000 tons, it was built 6000 years ago and submerged by rising waters. 246 more words

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Scientists Discover New Form of Crystalline Order with High Potential for Thermoelectrics

Since the 1850s scientists have known that crystalline materials are organized into 14 different basic lattice structures. However, a team of researchers from Vanderbilt University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) now reports that it has discovered an entirely new form of crystalline order that simultaneously exhibits both crystal and polycrystalline properties, which they describe as “interlaced crystals.” 254 more words

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Swarm Sunday: 11/9/14 - 11/22/14

Just a few swarms to report from the last few weeks:


Tracy, CA



And here is the US map for the last two weeks: 156 more words