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Who Are The South Asians?

Just like Europe, South Asians too are descended from diverse people. The end result is messy, complicated mixtures that have resulted in a diversity of languages and cultures. Read more

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Moon Landing Conspiracy Theory — Did it really happen?

Was it just a hoax filmed by Stanley Kubrick in Hollywood or did NASA really send men to the moon? Read more

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A Universe in a Picture

The image of our Universe that changed our understanding of how it began. Read more

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Fantastic Women Series — NASA’s Computers

One small step for a man, a giant push from the women behind him — How a group of unsung women heroes helped NASA achieve its goal of putting a man on the moon. Read more

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Fantastic Women Series – Mary Anning, the original fossil hunter

Mary Anning was the original fossil hunter and changed our thinking about prehistoric life. Read more

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Fantastic Women Series – Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin

Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin told us what the Universe is made of but she was largely forgotten. Read more

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More Denisovans and extinct sub-Saharan ghost populations

Discovery of new lineages of Denisovans and introgression with archaic ghost African populations. Read

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Endless forms, most beautiful — Darwin and On the Origin of Species

On November 24, 1859, Charles Darwin published his work: On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection; an account of the greatest story ever told — that of evolution by natural selection. Read

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The International Space Station turns 20

So, on its 20th anniversary let us take a moment and look up at the intrepid people who are helping us understand the Cosmos and our role in it. Read

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