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Science of Cooking • Explore the science behind food and cooking with recipes, activities, and Webcasts.
Peter Whitehead is an instrument builder, performer, and composer.
The more astronomy changes, the more it stays the same. This series of images juxtaposes ancient and modern study of the celestial bodies.
Find out why people who love birthday parties should move to Mercury.
When you ride a bike in a straight line, you must make many minor corrections in order to stay upright.
Why do road bikes have thin tires, while mountain bikes have fat tires?
by Maria Zilberman • March 8, 2016
The 63-hour journey from San Francisco to Woleai covered 7,153 miles.
Humpbacks, minkes, and orcas are often sighted in the nutrient-rich Antarctic waters.
What is a gear ratio? And how do gears help make the bicycle so efficient?
An introduction to the concepts and theories that contribute to contemporary complexity research.
The three most densely populated cities on the planet where seismologists expect major earthquakes are San Francisco, Tokyo, and Istanbul. Find out why the effects in each city will be very different.
Explore the ancient knowledge of the Maya, who built sophisticated monuments to the sun.
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