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3 types of Time Travel "Three Theories of Time Travel: Fixed Timeline, Dynamic Timeline and Multiverse." Doctor Who has all Theories of Time Travel: Fixed Timeline, Dynamic Timeline and Multiverse." Doctor Who has all Writing Advice, Writing Help, Writing A Book, Writing Prompts, Writing Ideas, Essay Writing, Dissertation Writing, Story Prompts, Article Writing
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TIL elephants bury their dead can do math use tools and see humans like humans see puppies (the same part of their brain lights up when we see puppies; thats why many elephants stroke humans with their trunk)

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12 Amazing Facts About Elephants teded: “ In honor of World Elephant Day, we present you with 12 little known facts about one of our favorite creatures…in GIFs, of course. 1. Elephants know every...

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How Meteor Showers Work (Infographic)

Learn why famous meteor showers like the Perseids and Leonids occur every year in this infographic.

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Lifecycle of a star

Short educational videos for elementary students from NASA- Galileo and the telescope / astronomers/ observatories/ Hubble Space Telescope Third Grade Science, Middle School Science, Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science Education, Science Videos, Science Resources, Science Lessons
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Our World: Arecibo - The Largest Radio Telescope on Earth

On our NASA site at: about radio waves, a sp...

Pluto takes 248 years to complete one full orbit around the Sun. Well, that's just sad. I miss you, Pluto. The More You Know, Good To Know, Did You Know, Astronomy Facts, Space And Astronomy, Nasa, Dwarf Planet, Wtf Fun Facts, Random Facts

A Few Interesting Facts About Ol’ Pluto

I didn’t know that. I also checked out the source for that info and found out some other cool things about the demoted dwarf planet: – The name Pluto was originally suggested by an 11-year-old schoolgirl in Oxford, England. – No spacecraft has ever visited Pluto, though one is due to reach there in 2015. […]

Destination Moon: The History of Lunar Exploration (Infographic) Timeline traces the ideas that led up to the Apollo moon landings. By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist July 2014 ET Timeline traces the ideas that led up to the Apollo moon landings.

Destination Moon: The 350-Year History of Lunar Exploration (Infographic)

For centuries before Apollo 11, the idea of visiting the moon fired the imagination.See the 350-year history of moon exploration in this infographic.

Facts About Your Farts.just in case you were wondering.notice how many times a day you are supposed to fart omg so funny lol Sante Bio, Facts You Didnt Know, Did You Know, E Mc2, Healthy Tips, Healthy Women, Healthy Beauty, How To Stay Healthy, Health And Wellness
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Facts About Your Farts.... this is slightly hilarious

A topical study of the most interesting eggs found in nature. Birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, insects and even mammals are included.

Nature's most interesting eggs.

The largest of the world's sharks is a gentle giant. Whale Sharks eat the tiniest of ocean organisms, plankton, but can reach lengths of 40 feet or more! These are 5 of the World's Most Massive Sharks, part of our Shark Week Shark Facts for you!

Shark Weight - The Most Massive Sharks

Several species of sharks can grow to an impressive size. In general, length is much easier to measure accurately than weight, because few are willing

Chemicals and the colors they make in fireworks. I can't stop thinking about chemistry when I watch a fireworks show. Science is amazing! Chemistry Classroom, High School Chemistry, Teaching Chemistry, Science Chemistry, Middle School Science, Physical Science, Science Education, Chemistry Help, Science Writing
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Chemistry of Fireworks | Worksheet |

Don't let school year learning slip away this summer: use this chemistry worksheet to practice identifying elements.

Baby, you're cooler than Ice XV. (Yeah, that's Ice "What Happens When Water Freezes in a Box So Strong It Can’t Expand?

What Happens When Water Freezes in a Box So Strong It Can’t Expand?

Some readers may recall a science class in which an excitable teacher walked to the front of the class to show off a small, cracked steel container, seemingly damaged by an incredibly powerful, but tiny force; only for said teacher to reveal that the damage had been done by nothing more than water. However, what would happen if you put the water in a container it couldn't break out of and then froze it?

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How Deep Is The Ocean?

Infographic that describes how deep the ocean really is

The Antikythera Mechanism by Michæl Paukner -- This mechanism is an ancient mechanical calculator designed to calculate astronomical positions. It was recovered in from the Antikythera wreck, but its complexity and significance were not understood Divine Proportion, Web Design, Graphic Projects, Ex Machina, Wow Art, Graphic Design Illustration, Science, Sacred Geometry, Archaeology

Shifting Poles Theory

The Theory of Crustal Displacement or... What is the Pole Shift Theory? The Pole shift hypothesis is not to be confused with geomagnetic reversal, the periodic reversal of the Earth's magnetic field (effectively switching the north and south magnetic poles). Geomagnetic reversal has more acceptance in the scientific community than pole shift hypotheses. The Pole shift hypothesis is almost always discussed in the context of Earth, but other bodies in the Solar System may have experienced…

Our Solar System Dwarf planet Pluto has one giant moon, Charon, but now is known to have four more tiny satellites. Sistema Solar, Space Planets, Space And Astronomy, Hubble Space, Nasa New Horizons, Pluto Planet, Planets And Moons, Dwarf Planet, Space Facts
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Pluto's Moons Are Even Weirder Than Thought

Pluto's moons are even stranger and more intriguing than scientists had imagined, a new study reveals.