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Research Roundup, Winter 2016

Hey everyone! It’s time for another Research Roundup! Here are some of the most interesting Science stories that have popped up in the first weeks of 2016.

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Stocking Stuffers of Science!

If you’ve got a young scientist in the family, you might be wondering what kind of holiday gifts to get them. So this month, I thought I’d take a look at some last-minute gifts you can get your own little Marie Curie (or Neil deGrasse Tyson). more »

Dec 16, 2015 1:21 PM Just A Theory

Why I’m Thankful for Science

About this time next week, Americans will be sitting down with their loved ones to celebrate the things that they are most thankful for. While we’re all thankful for our families and friends, I’m personally thankful for ... more »

Nov 18, 2015 12:12 PM Just A Theory

The End Of The World Is Nigh!

In case you missed it, the world was destroyed last week. As a result, most, if not all, of you that are reading this are currently undergoing eternal torment of some sort. (Probably related to bike lanes.) more »

Oct 14, 2015 3:46 PM Just A Theory 1 Comments

Make, Make, Make...Make Your Booty

Some of the stuff I write about here in “Just a Theory” is a bit beyond the experience of the everyday person. Visiting dwarf planets, cooling liquids to almost absolute zero, discovering a new elementary particle ... more »

Sep 16, 2015 12:51 PM Just A Theory

Hot, Hotter, Hottest

Last month’s article(s) on climate change got me thinking about “heat.” What is it exactly, and how hot can things actually get? When I was a lad, my father told me something that blew my little mind: “There’s no such thing as ‘cold,’ son." more »

Aug 19, 2015 12:05 PM Just A Theory

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