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Episode 301: The Anthropology of Harry Potter, Part One - Wicked Fascinating

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Margaret-Ann Simonetta. 8/1/2020. “ Episode 301: The Anthropology of Harry Potter, Part One - Wicked Fascinating .” thread (301). Publisher's Version Abstract 301 the...
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CSCI S-12 Fundamentals of Website Development

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This course provides a comprehensive overview of website development. Students explore the prevailing vocabulary, tools, and standards used in the field and learn how the...
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The Methuselah tree and the secrets of Earth's oldest organisms

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The 5,000-year-old bristlecone pine in California is a vivid example of how resourceful and resilient life can be As old-timers go, the Methuselah tree in California's White...
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Globular cluster's remnants suggest a ‘lost generation'

Globular cluster's remnants suggest a ‘lost generation'

4 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

An artist's impression of a stream of stars left over from a globular cluster that was ripped apart by the Milky Way's gravity. Image: Geraint F. Lewis and the S5...
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The four types of climate denier, and why you should ignore them all | Damian Carrington

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

The shill, the grifter, the egomaniac and the ideological fool: each distorts the urgent global debate in their own way A new book, described as “ deeply and fatally flawed ”...
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Chance of future pandemics can be reduced for 2% of the cost of Coronaviru

4 days ago   |   Electronics Weekly

The chance of pandemics could be reduced if $260 billion was spent over the next decade, says an analysis in Science, This is around 2% of the $11.5 trillion cost of the...
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One in three children have dangerous levels of lead in their blood

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

About 800 million children, mostly in developing countries, ‘will have had risky exposure' One in three children around the world have concentrations of lead in their blood at...
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These bacteria may have survived 100-million-year isolation

These bacteria may have survived 100-million-year isolation

5 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Bacteria from the oldest sample and accompanying isotope measurements. The white scale bar is 5 microns-considerably less than the width of a human hair. (credit...
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Nasa moon mission asks US universities to develop technology

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

Fund will offer up to $2m to rapidly find ways of locating water or building power systems Nasa has asked American universities to propose new technologies that will help the...
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Australia's Covid-19 response shows we can confront major crises. Threats to our planet should be next | Ian Chubb

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

During the pandemic, we saw ideological nonsense and prejudice mostly put aside - and we saw what we could accomplish when it was Carl Sagan - one of my heroes and a scientist...
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Full Moon 2020: NASA welcomes the beautiful August Sturgeon Moon tonight

Full Moon 2020: NASA welcomes the beautiful August Sturgeon Moon tonight

A FULL MOON tonight will light up the skies under the guise of the August Sturgeon Moon, NASA has announced. Read more ...

Full Moon August 2020: When is the August Full Moon, what is it called?

Full Moon August 2020: When is the August Full Moon, what is it called?

AUGUST'S full Moon is currently dazzling the night sky - what is August's full Moon called and how long will it last? Read more ...

SpaceX latest: Astronaut shares stunning photo of space as Crew Dragon...

SpaceX latest: Astronaut shares stunning photo of space as Crew Dragon reenters Earth

SPACEX'S Crew Dragon has returned to Earth after over two months in orbit, with an astronaut sharing an incredible photo of what reentry to Earth looks like. Read more ...

SpaceX landing: Has SpaceX landed? Where is SpaceX Crew Dragon now?

SpaceX landing: Has SpaceX landed? Where is SpaceX Crew Dragon now?

SPACEX'S and NASA will soon have completed the biggest join mission to date. Where is SpaceX Crew Dragon now? Read more ...

SpaceX return UK time: What time will Crew Dragon splashdown in UK?

SpaceX return UK time: What time will Crew Dragon splashdown in UK?

SPACEX returns to Earth today - but what time will the Crew Dragon splashdown in the UK? Read more ...

Sub-glacial melting, not flowing rivers, may explain martian channels

Sub-glacial melting, not flowing rivers, may explain martian channels

A collage showing Martian valleys at top superimposed with glacial meltwater channels on Devon Island in the Canadian arctic at bottom. The similarity of the channels is... Read more ...

Life on Mars breakthrough: Alien life more likely under ancient ice sheets...

Life on Mars breakthrough: Alien life more likely under ancient ice sheets, scientists say

LIFE on Mars may have been protected from harsh solar radiation by ancient ice sheets, researchers have announced in a major breakthrough. Read more ...

Fireball booms over US: 'Most amazing fireball I have ever seen'

Fireball booms over US: 'Most amazing fireball I have ever seen'

A METEOR boomed over the south of the US, leaving fireball fans stunned with one claiming it to be the most spectacular thing "I have ever seen". Read more ...

Space mystery: Can you guess where this incredible satellite photo was taken?

Space mystery: Can you guess where this incredible satellite photo was taken?

SPACE photos can reveal the natural wonders of the planet in ways land-based photography cannot - but can you guess where this satellite photo was taken? Read more ...

Moon landing faked? Astronomer exposes truth behind NASA Apollo 11 mission

Moon landing faked? Astronomer exposes truth behind NASA Apollo 11 mission

NASA's historic Moon landing has caused controversy as many believe it was faked and one expert has explained why. Read more ...