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What Is Zero-Point Energy and How Does It Work?

If you’ve spent time on physics or general science forums, you may have heard people talk about something called zero-point energy. It’s the least amount of energy that a quantum…

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11 Must-Watch Space Documentaries on Netflix

Whether you’re a space nerd or a casual fan, you likely have an interest in the mysteries of the universe. The vast and unknown depths of outer space prove equal…

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Is Dark Matter Real? Here’s What We Know About It

The universe — stars, planets, galaxies, the sun, etc. — is made up of protons, neutrons and electrons, all bundled together into atoms called baryonic matter. Less than 5% of…

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Follow NASA’s Curiosity Rover, Roving Around Mars

Mars may be the Earth’s closest interstellar neighbor, other than the Moon, but human astronauts haven’t made it to the surface of the red planet quite yet. Instead, NASA has…

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How Are Black Holes Formed? (With Pictures)

Black holes have received press lately as scientists have managed to take a picture of one of these celestial monstrosities. While capturing an image of a black hole is a…

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The History of NASA’s Space Shuttle Program

NASA’s space shuttle program changed the way we look at interstellar travel. Launching to the stars in 1981, this was humanity’s first attempt to create a reusable spacecraft. Let’s take…

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NASA’s Curiosity Rover Discovers Evidence of Nitrogen on Mars

While studying recent samples obtained by NASA rover Curiosity, scientists discovered evidence of nitrates that serves as further potential evidence that Mars once housed an environment suitable for life. Although…

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