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Graphene - Stronger Than Chuck Norris?

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Is That the Material of the Future?

Discovered by accident in 2004, graphene is one of the strongest materials available nowadays. Many call it a "miracle material" or the "material of the future". But what is it, where can it be applied, and is it really the solution to all our problems? Let's find out together.

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Found in space: Complex carbon-based molecules

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Discovery may offer clues to carbon's role in planet and star formation

Much of the carbon in space is believed to exist in the form of large molecules called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons or PAHs. Since the 1980s, evidence has indicated that these molecules are abundant in space, but they have not been directly observed. Now, a team of U.S. National Science Foundation-funded researchers led by Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientist Brett McGuire has identified two distinctive PAHs in a patch of space called the Taurus Molecular Cloud.

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N₂O - Where Science Meets Fun

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The Science of Fun

Here is another portion of Science Jokes. Being serious about your job is one of the most important spices of success. But the ability to have a good laugh about it, it's a priceless gift. Enjoy the following lines and never forget to entertain your imagination.  After all, it's Friday!

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Launch of “How We Thrive,” a collaborative message mural

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April 10 - April 17

Miami-Dade County is brimming with vibrant cultures, people, and ideas. As an interconnected community, we call on those we elect to deliver a shared future that brings us the protection, happiness, and stability that allows us to fulfill our destinies. While our leaders have the responsibility to listen, we have the obligation to voice our concerns, hopes, and aspirations.


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Scientists image magnetic fields at the edge of M87's black hole

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Event Horizon Telescope reveals a new view of the M87 galaxy's center

Event Horizon Telescope scientists, who produced the first image of a black hole, have revealed a new view of the massive object at the center of the M87 galaxy, showing how it looks in polarized light.


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