If you need something to put a little smile on your face, look no further than this incredible photograph taken at Lake Sammamish in Washington State. While amateur photographer Cessna Kutz has seen a lot of rainbows over the lake, she wasn’t prepared for what appeared as she peeked out of her window one afternoon. Horizontal bands of color spanned the width of the lake, making for a spectacular sight.
With over 200,000 confirmed cases in 169 countries, COVID-19 is transforming lives around the world and everyone is being asked...
The simple act of washing your hands has taken on a whole new meaning in the face of the coronavirus.
Amidst the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), we’ve learned a lot about washing our hands recently. However, getting kids to understand the importance of keeping extra clean during a pandemic can be tricky. If you’re struggling to teach good hygiene to the kids in your life, perhaps this video by Miami-based pre-kindergarten teacher Amanda Lorenzo will help. Lorenzo found a visual way to show what happens to a virus when in contact with soap.
As the reality of the coronavirus hits more nations, Italians are sending some words of wisdom.
The threat of COVID-19 has become a global pandemic and there is a great rush to mitigate the number of...
With the coronavirus (COVID-19) being labeled a pandemic, it might be useful to see what we can learn from a far deadlier pandemic—the Spanish flu. Starting in 1918 this virus infected about 27% of the world population and killed an estimated 50 to 100 million people. Also known as the 1918 influenza pandemic, it involved the H1N1 influenza virus which was also responsible for the 2009 swine flu.
Once again NASA is showing how new technology is allowing us to learn more than ever before about the environment...
Did you know that, just like a mood ring, some minerals can change color?
Once again, Twitter is proving to be a great source of interesting facts about science. The latest talking point centers around the tensor tympani, a muscle in the ear that has a big impact on what we hear. Used to dampen sounds like claps of thunder or shouting or chewing, this muscle reduces the volume when things get too loud. But did you know that some people can actually flex this muscle voluntarily?
Astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy is always pushing his work to new levels.
When shopping for a space lover, it’s important to reach for the stars.