The arrangement of electrons
By: Malcolm Mckinsey
Electrons are sub-atomic, negatively charged particles orbiting the nuclei of atoms. Unimaginably tiny, these particles only 1/2000th the mass of the nucleus move at nearly the speed of light in extremely tight orbits at varying distances from the nuclei based on the amount of energy...
Study: Life on Earth likely to end in 2.25 billion years
By: Leigh Goessl
A new study suggests the Earth will eventually end. Fortunately, it won't happen for some time. The study, conducted by Andrew Rushby, of the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom, along with colleagues Mark Claire, Hugh Osborne and Andrew Watson, projects the end...
By: Anne Delatte
Can life exist outside Earth? The dwarf planet Ceres, scheduled to be visited by NASA’s Dawn Mission in early 2015, may provide clues to help scientists and astronomers piece together information about this possibility, which looms large in the minds of even casual followers...
NASA's Curiosity Rover discovers water on Mars
By: Robin Lamb
Analysis of soil samples from the surface of Mars has revealed that there is an abundance of water on the Red Planet. The astonishing results, which may have profound implications for any future human exploration of the Red Planet, were announced in the September edition...
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