Since he was a child, the sky has been a source of fascination for amateur astronomer Elias Chasiotis. Particularly drawn to eclipses, he recently made the journey to Qatar in order to take in the annular solar eclipse. While clouds made the eclipse difficult to photograph, Chasiotis was rewarded with something even more spectacular. As the sun rose over the waters, the eclipse was already in effect, making for a rare optical illusion.
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Have you ever wondered how many germs are lurking on your laptop? Or what happens when you don’t wash your hands? Educators Jaralee Metcalf and Dayna Robertson conducted an experiment, found through the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital website, that will open your eyes to just how much bacteria is on your hands and devices if left uncleaned.
A clear starry night is a source of limitless inspiration and beauty.
Scientists in Denmark have reconstructed a Neolithic female using a 5,700-year-old piece of chewing gum.
Ancient civilizations had all types of communication methods. From cave paintings to crop circles, these primitive visual demonstrations are vital to understanding life in a time before the written word. In Peru, enormous geoglyphs found at Nazca helpde unravel the mystery of life between 500 BCE and 500 CE. The Nazca Lines have been greatly studied since they were discovered in the 16th century.
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We’ve seen albino or leucistic whales, penguins, giraffes, and tigers, but have you ever stumbled upon an albino turtle?
Embed from Getty Images Venetians are used to water. Not only are they surrounded by it in the lagoon, but flooding has long been as issue. However, nothing prepared them for the most recent bout with acqua alta (high water). With waters rising up six feet, 85% of the city was submerged in the worst flooding to hit Venice in 50 years.
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