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Articles by Becky Ferreira
Hot Jupiters orbiting twin stars prove that hey, that can happen.
We’ve lost half the global vertebrate population from 1970 to 2010. Cities are the key to bringing them back from the brink.
Need a model Saturn V rocket in a pinch? Download one courtesy of NASA.
And why that makes alien life a lot more likely.
"This one lineage of dinosaurs that became ever-more-birdy over time happened to hit on something successful."
HAT P-11b is only four times bigger than Earth, and it’s decked out in water vapor.
Mars Needs Moms cost twice as much as the real MOM orbiting Mars.
The effect, to quote astronomer Barry McKernan, is like “a piano on steroids.”
Watch AIDA researchers explain the logistics of punching asteroids to protect Mother Earth.
Sharks follow mathematically optimal hunting routes, but that’s more to do with laziness than innate math skills.