Archaeology 2016: The Year of Strange Finds Continues

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  Archaeology 2016: The Year of Strange Finds Continues by Amy Lignor   There have been years and then there have been years, but when it comes to finding amazing, odd, and even unexplainable discoveries, 2016 is right up there with the 1947 Roswell incident – something so great that still remains a subject of […]

Be a Citizen Scientist

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  Be a Citizen Scientist by Amy Lignor   Yes, there are thousands upon thousands of scientists studying and practicing in various fields. From studying space to medicine to climate control, there are “minds” working at all times around the globe to stop the harm, ignite the new idea, and fix what needs fixing. However, […]

Earth’s Demise: Fire Versus Ice

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  Earth’s Demise: Fire Versus Ice ~ Samantha Lewis   Although many believe that “Ice Age” was just a cute movie series, it now seems that yet another scare has to be put into the American people regarding the Ice Ages we have had, and the fact that the sun will, supposedly, head to bed […]

The ‘Summer of the Shark’ May Lead Discovery to New Heights

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      The ‘Summer of the Shark’ May Lead Discovery to New Heights ~ Samantha Lewis   “Shark Week 2015” began yesterday on the Discovery Channel. This is the 28th year for this most talked about and most watched television event on TV. (Super Bowl not included). The week includes JAW-SOME events that watchers […]

Are Scientists Crossing the DNA Line?

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Are Scientists Crossing the DNA Line? ~ Amy Lignor   Perhaps it’s because of the ‘thoughts’ behind things like ‘Jurassic World’ or the new TV show called, ‘Humans’ – but the idea that DNA will be collected and ‘stored’ for every being on the planet actually sounds dangerous. Of course…we’re not talking about bringing back […]

The "Spielberg Effect" on Science

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The “Spielberg Effect” on Science by Amy Lignor   Three days ago (University of Alberta: source) announced a discovery that seems almost odd considering what was just released in the movie theaters three days ago. Yet…it’s absolutely true. A fossil footprint site has been documented, found in central China. This site actually contains tracks made by […]

Science vs. Fiction: You Mean It’s NOT Real?

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Science vs. Fiction: You Mean It’s NOT Real? by Amy Lignor   Three days ago (University of Alberta: source) announced a discovery that seems almost odd considering what was just released in the movie theaters three days ago. Yet…it’s absolutely true. A fossil footprint site has been documented, found in central China. This site actually contains […]

Trail of Highways; What is a Leucistic Screech Owl?

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  Trail of Highways ™; What is a Leucistic Screech Owl? Presentation is at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, “Raptor Fest 2015″ Meaning of Leucism /?lju?s?z?m/ is a condition in which there is partial loss of pigmentation in an animal resulting in white, pale, or patchy coloration of the skin, hair, feathers, scales or cuticle, but […]

What is a Leuistic Screech Owl?

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  What is a Leucistic Screech Owl? Presentation is at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, “Raptor Fest 2015″ Meaning of Leucism /?lju?s?z?m/ is a condition in which there is partial loss of pigmentation in an animal resulting in white, pale, or patchy coloration of the skin, hair, feathers, scales or cuticle, but not the eyes. Unlike […]

The Science of Mixing Color, Exploratorium, San Francisco, February 27

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  Date: February 27, 2014 Time: 8:00 pm Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: The Science of Mixing Color Location: Exploratorium Pier 15: Kanbar Forum Admission: Included with museum admission. Note: There is limited capacity for this program; seating will be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis. Please Note: Adults Only (18+) Buy […]