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How does light travel?

Ever since Democritus – a Greek philosopher who lived between the 5th and 4th century's BCE – argued that all of existence was made up of tiny indivisible atoms, scientists have been speculating as to the true nature ...

dateMay 20, 2016 in General Physics
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'Forgotten' fish turns up in West Texas

With no more "swimmable" water than thirsty West Texas has, it's hard to imagine a fish, even a minnow-sized fish could remain "missing" for more than a century. But due to a case of mistaken identity, such is the case, said ...

dateApr 05, 2016 in Ecology
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