The spiral galaxy known as NGC 3521 lies in the constellation of Leo, a mere 35 million light-years away. Now go flush and see if you understand the connection between the two.
February 18, 2014 The relationships between big and small, near and far, then and now can be perplexing. Commentator Adam Frank says you can bring it all into focus by spending a little quality time with your toilet.
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November 26, 2013 So you know how, if someone comes by and taps the top of your open beer bottle, a volcano of brewski will explode? Well, it turns out that the physics involved are the same as what causes an atomic bomb to form a mushroom cloud. A scientist explains how it works.
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