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NASA Would Like You To Check Out These Spooky Space Noises

NASA launched their Juno spaceship a decade ago. After flying by Jupiter a few times, the probe has recently turned its attention towards the most interesting few of Jupiter’s 79 moons. It will check out Europa—thin oxygen atmosphere, water-ice crust—in 2022, and Io—the most geologically active orb in our solar system—in 2024. Europa and Io […]

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Could My Entire Family Fit Inside Kyle Kuzma’s Large Pink Sweater With Enough Room Left Over For Rations To Survive The Winter? An Investigation

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How The Internet Works

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Impressive Bolts Victory Delayed By Impressive Bolts

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Could A Handful Of Swallowed Metal Ball Bearings And Exposure To The World’s Strongest Magnets Cause My Torso To Explode Into A Cloud Of Viscera? A Scientific Examination

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Fusion Researchers Achieve Energy Breakthrough Capable Of Almost Powering One Easy-Bake Oven

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What Earthquakes Can Teach Us In The Search For Extraterrestrial Life

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The Billionaires Did It. They Made Spaceflight Uncool.

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Can I Point You To The Dew Point?

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You Call This Going To Space, Jeff Bezos?

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Is Lightning A Fraud? Sadly, Yes [Update]

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Please, Brood X Cicadas, I Beg You, Shut The Fuck Up

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It Is Not Yet Tomato Time, Blasphemers

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Terrifying New Record Achieved In Humanity’s Quest To Manufacture A Literal Star

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Leave Tardigrades Alone!

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Do Not Fear To Behold The Majestic Lake Creature

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Could This Farting Bug With “Senator” In Its Scientific Name Release Me From This Waking Nightmare? An Investigation

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Barkeep, A Glass Of Your Finest Chemolithotroph Peepee, If You Please

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Could A Jeep-Mounted Zion Williamson Roundhouse-Kick My Head Off? An Investigation

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To Truly Appreciate The Elon Musk Tunnel Footage, You Must Hear It Set To Music

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