Amy Shira Teitel

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  • The Crazy Way Scientists Launch Rockets From Balloons

    One company, Zero2Infinity, is working on a method of launching rockets today using rockoons.

    DNews

  • Poop Can Teach You A Lot, But You Have To Look At It

    When it comes to health, what comes out of you is just as important as what you put in. What does your poo say about you?

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  • Europe's New GPS System Is Already Broken!... Can We Fix It?

    On Galileo's 18 GPS satellites, there are 9 broken atomic clocks. How do we fix satellites when they break?

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  • How The Measles Vaccine Protects You From Other Deadly Diseases

    When the measles vaccine was first introduced, childhood deaths from all infectious diseases dropped suddenly. And now, we might know why.

    DNews

  • Did The Sun Steal Planet Nine From Another Solar System?

    Outer space is full of free-floating orphan planets searching for a new home. What would happen if one flew into our solar system?

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  • Robots Can Now Sense Your Emotions Via Radio Waves

    Scientists have developed a machine that can read your emotions - even when your facial expression remains constant. How does it work?

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  • Vintage Space Visits the San Diego Air and Space Museum!

    Visiting San Diego? This museum has Moon rocks, an X-15 canopy, and Apollo 9!

    Vintage Space

  • How Big Rockets Break Apart Buildings

    No, not from crashing. The sound vibrations of a rocket launching can actually rip apart buildings!

    Vintage Space

  • What Really Happens When You Swallow Gum?

    You've probably heard that, if swallowed, chewing gum stays in your stomach for 7 years. But is that true? What happens if you swallow gum?

    DNews

  • Lightning Hit Apollo 12 Mid-Flight (Twice): Here's What Happened Next

    Apollo 11 might be the most famous moon-bound mission, but Apollo 12 is definitely the most dramatic.

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