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12 Amazing Facts About Elephants teded: “ In honor of World Elephant Day, we present you with 12 little known facts about one of our favorite creatures…in GIFs, of course. 1. Elephants know every...
Our World: Arecibo - The Largest Radio Telescope on Earth
On our NASA site at: https://nasaeclips.arc.nasa.gov/playlists/ourworld?v=our-world-arecibo-the-largest-radio-telescope-on-earthLearn about radio waves, a sp...
A Few Interesting Facts About Ol’ Pluto
I didn’t know that. I also checked out the source for that info and found out some other cool things about the demoted dwarf planet: – The name Pluto was originally suggested by an 11-year-old schoolgirl in Oxford, England. – No spacecraft has ever visited Pluto, though one is due to reach there in 2015. […]
Destination Moon: The 350-Year History of Lunar Exploration (Infographic)
For centuries before Apollo 11, the idea of visiting the moon fired the imagination.See the 350-year history of moon exploration in this Space.com infographic.
The Golden Ratio is a mathematical relationship in which the ratio of the larger portion to the smaller is the same as the larger portion to the whole. While the number itself is irrational and goes on indefinitely, it is usually rounded to 1.618.
Shark Weight - The Most Massive Sharks
Several species of sharks can grow to an impressive size. In general, length is much easier to measure accurately than weight, because few are willing
Chemistry of Fireworks | Worksheet | Education.com
Don't let school year learning slip away this summer: use this chemistry worksheet to practice identifying elements.
What Happens When Water Freezes in a Box So Strong It Can’t Expand?
Some readers may recall a science class in which an excitable teacher walked to the front of the class to show off a small, cracked steel container, seemingly damaged by an incredibly powerful, but tiny force; only for said teacher to reveal that the damage had been done by nothing more than water. However, what would…
Shifting Poles Theory
The Theory of Crustal Displacement or... What is the Pole Shift Theory? The Pole shift hypothesis is not to be confused with geomagnetic reversal, the periodic reversal of the Earth's magnetic field (effectively switching the north and south magnetic poles). Geomagnetic reversal has more acceptance in the scientific community than pole shift hypotheses. The Pole shift hypothesis is almost always discussed in the context of Earth, but other bodies in the Solar System may have experienced…