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Mean tweets are a staple on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” but what happens when Nye’s science and reason meet the incoherent ramblings of the Internet? You get gold, people. Pure gold.
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After debuting the world’s first solar air battery last fall, researchers at The Ohio State University have now reached a new milestone. In the Journal of the American Chemical Society, they report that their patent-pending design — which combines a solar cell and a battery into a single device — now achieves a 20 percent energy savings over traditional lithium-iodine batteries. —> Read More
Looking at how quickly stars form can nail down the galaxies that should be best for life – and our own doesn’t come out on top