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Discover Magazine

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Just last year, three American physicists shared the Nobel Prize in Physics for their role in the historic detection of gravitational waves. The signals came... [Read More]
For a cloud to appear, it takes more than water vapor. Water won't condense into droplets, or nucleate, without a surface to do so on, and... [Read More]
Tags: Form - Tiny - takes
In Kurt Vonnegut's dystopian novel, Player Piano, things get a little awkward after industrialist Dr. Paul Proteus, escorted in a black government limo, passes a... [Read More]
Wheat is one of the most widely cultivated cereals in the world. About 20 percent of the food humans eat has bread wheat (Triticum aestivum).... [Read More]
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The smokey conditions are so bad that one Canadian newspaper has labeled it a "smoke-pocalypse" I was going to take a break from covering... [Read More]
Tags: North - Earth - Smokey
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One researcher battles against a brutal form of cancer ripping through the population of Tasmanian devils. [Read More]
And it involves feeding on the leftovers of supermassive black holes. ... [Read More]
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Microscopic shells from phytoplankton get lofted into the air over the ocean, where they go on to help clouds form. [Read More]
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In ant colonies, just a fraction of workers do most of the construction while the others stand around watching. It's the most efficient way. ... [Read More]
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Scientists have published the most complete reference genome for wheat, humanity's most important crop. It could help wheat better cope with climate change. [Read More]
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The smokey conditions are so bad that one Canadian newspaper has labeled it a "smoke-pocalypse" [Read More]
Tags: Earth - ImaGeo - Smokey
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We have an exciting announcement! Beginning in October of this year, SciStarter is partnering with Dr. Ashley Rose Mehlenbacher's research team to begin publishing monthly book reviews... [Read More]
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[Note from the authors of "Seriously, Science?": After nine years with Discover, we've been informed that this will be our last month blogging on this platform. Despite... [Read More]
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including our own Milky Way... [Read More]
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Severe storms cause tens of billions of dollars in property damage each year. And that cost will likely go up in the coming years thanks... [Read More]
A long-standing controversy over the date of a volcanic blast that possibly inspired the myth of Atlantis may have been resolved with the aid of... [Read More]
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As prices drop and their functionality expands, you can expect to see humanoid robots in more places, including schools, airports, and hospitals. That's made researchers... [Read More]
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Those of us of a certain age may recall the D.A.R.E. program wafting through our classrooms like so many puffs of smoke. In addition to... [Read More]
Millions of years ago, a gene in mammals became useless. Now scientists have discovered the gene has come back to life in elephants, where it's... [Read More]
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the dense cores of dead suns - are only five percent protons, but those protons pack a punch. [Read More]
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