World’s biggest bomber: ...

Sep 5, 2016 by

It’s the world’s biggest bomber! The new B-36: Photographed during its third test flight out of Fort Worth, Texas...

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Artificial daylight made by Te...

Jun 27, 2016 by

The promise made by Nikola Tesla to the world some two years ago that he would soon give it a means of lighting its homes, its offices and its streets at night time by “artificial daylight” has been fulfilled.

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Meet Clyde Tombaugh, discovere...

Jun 17, 2016 by

Because of the discovery made by this young farmer of Kansas, every dictionary in the world will have to be revised. For all time to come, students of astronomy will read that the ninth planet, Pluto, was discovered in 1930 by Clyde Tombaugh.

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Scientists agree: Martians are...

Jun 10, 2016 by

Though it reads like science fiction or an April Fool’s prank, this story was presented as news — and published on the...

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All aboard for the moon! (1908...

Mar 5, 2016 by

All aboard for the moon! The conquest of the air is assured now for interplanetary space Click here to see a larger version In a...

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Was Albert Einstein a space al...

Dec 27, 2015 by

Was Einstein a space alien? From NASA One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein revolutionized physics. Albert Einstein was exhausted....

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What kinds of vegetables grow ...

Dec 8, 2015 by

What kinds of vegetables grow on the moon? Recent observations through the new big telescopes upset scientists’ old belief that...

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The Shrinkage of the Planet, b...

Dec 3, 2015 by

The Shrinkage of the Planet An essay by Jack London What a tremendous affair it was, the world of Homer, with its indeterminate...

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Tesla: Science will win the ne...

Sep 27, 2015 by

Nikola Tesla, electrical scientist, says not armies alone, but whole populations will be destroyed by use of wireless currents — his own air torpedo deadly.

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“Flying saucer” Ro...

Sep 18, 2015 by

Disc mystery is ‘solved’ for three hours until Roswell find collapses A rancher’s discovery of a strange object at...

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Weird doings at the Tesla plan...

Sep 7, 2015 by

Weird doings at the Tesla plant Natives around Wardenclyffe, Long Island, having the time of their lives guessing what the...

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Albert Einstein dies (1955)

Jul 30, 2015 by

Einstein dies Dr Albert Einstein, whose thinking changed the history of man, died today at Princeton, NJ. The white-haired, world...

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Pluto: Kansas farm boy spots n...

Jul 14, 2015 by

Kansas farm boy spots new planet Clyde Tombaugh of Burdett First to Detect “Blotch of Light” Flagstaff, Arizona —...

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Swigert is ‘swinger̵...

Jun 5, 2015 by

Swigert is ‘swinger’ on Apollo 13 crew (1970) By Darrell Mack, Space Center, Houston John Leonard Swigert, Jr., the...

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Science fiction television: Th...

May 24, 2015 by

Science fiction television: The future is now Let’s get something politically correct here: real aficionados abbreviate science...

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The giant Brontosaurus in Cent...

Apr 7, 2015 by

The giant Brontosaurus in Central Park A mammoth native of Wyoming of some odd million years ago, 67 feet long with a stomach cavity...

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Darwin on the fossil record &#...

Jan 4, 2015 by

In his book, “On the Origin of Species,” Charles Darwin considered the sudden appearance of a solitary group of...

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Life growing harder for the pe...

Oct 7, 2014 by

This story was published in The Washington Times in 1922: Martians must soon find means to move to some better world, or be wiped out of existence.

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Sharks ravages on Jersey coast...

Aug 13, 2014 by

Scientists are without sufficient information to explain the appearance of the sea monsters so far inland and northward at a point remote from their usual habitat.

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Moon landing video & tran...

Jul 20, 2014 by

With more than half a billion people watching on television, Neil Armstrong climbs down the ladder and proclaims, “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”

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No more rabies (1885)

Jun 25, 2014 by

No more hydrophobia! No more mad dogs! Dr Louis Pasteur’s experiments have resulted in a most brilliant success at perhaps the most important sitting held by the academy of sciences.

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Unlimited size of universe ins...

Apr 29, 2014 by

Some of the ancient astronomers were sure these heavenly bodies were far away, but not until recent methods of measurement were applied did we know the true spatial relationship of the various members of the universe.

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Einstein’s wife understa...

Mar 28, 2014 by

Elsa Einstein was the professor’s second wife… and his first cousin. They did not have any children of their own, but the...

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DNA: Gene chemical identified ...

Mar 27, 2014 by

A scientist announced Saturday that he had positively identified the chemical makeup of genes, the tiny cells that govern heredity, despite Russian claims that the gene is a “figment of the imagination.”

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The cathode ray outdone: Radiu...

Jan 29, 2014 by

The wonderful X-ray is about to become a back number because of the potency shown by a newly discovered element known as “radium.”

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Challenger shuttle explodes sh...

Jan 28, 2014 by

A confused and stunned nation searched for answers to what caused the catastrophic explosion of the space shuttle Challenger that sent schoolteacher Christa McAuliffe and six other astronauts to a fiery death 74 seconds after liftoff Tuesday.

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Why the new measles vaccine is...

Dec 9, 2013 by

This newspaper article appeared in 1965, shortly after the introduction of the measles vaccine, when it was still somewhat unknown....

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Electrical wizards are in sess...

Dec 9, 2013 by

Electrical wizards are in session Second annual convention now on Problems of transmission are discussed Prince Poniatowski elected...

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Computer brain power of leadin...

Dec 9, 2013 by

Observers have also noted how quickly computers have pervaded American society. Princeton’s president Robert F Goheen thinks their impact can be compared to Gutenberg’s invention of movable type.

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Fossil whale found on mountain...

Dec 1, 2013 by

Fossil whale found on a mountain top Professor Lawson’s opinion as to how the whale’s head came to be on top of the coast...

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The future of aeronautics afte...

Nov 30, 2013 by

Aeronautics: A question about its future What is to become of aeronautics after the war? This problem is discussed in “Le Petit...

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The many wonderful possibiliti...

Nov 29, 2013 by

Wonderful possibilities of ozone With the new machine just made for its production it will cure consumption, make whisky old in six...

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Over a thousand objects in spa...

Nov 22, 2013 by

More than a thousand objects from earth are known to be in space now Clearly visible much of the time: 6 big, light-reflecting U.S....

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A look from 1910 at the causes...

Nov 13, 2013 by

About dental caries Of all the tissues of the body, the dense, glistening enamel which coats the crowns of the teeth is the hardest...

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Scientific & fun holiday ...

Nov 12, 2013 by

Holiday amusements Instantaneous freezing: During frosty weather, let a vessel be half filled with water, cover it closely, and place...

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What winds up the universe? (1...

Nov 12, 2013 by

What winds up the universe? What is to happen a billion years or more in the future gives most people little concern, remarks the New...

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Radioactivity: It’s been...

Nov 3, 2013 by

Radioactivity. It’s been in the family for generations. In fact, scientists can tell us just how our remote ancestors are by...

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Then & now: Apollo 9 and ...

Nov 1, 2013 by

Astronauts of Apollo 9 Astronauts of the Apollo 9 Earth-orbital space mission, left to right: Russell L Schweickart, lunar module...

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Advance easy-to-read Colorstic...

Oct 25, 2013 by

Now you can be positive… even if it’s negative. Easy-to-read Colorstick Only Advance has an easy-to-read Colorstick that...

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