Rejoice, Cosmos fans! It was announced today that the Carl Sagan documentary series, Cosmos, has been approved for a second season by Fox. The show is now hosted by our favorite astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson. The new season of the show will be called Cosmos: Possible Worlds. The Verge reported: The networks made the announcement…Read More
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By Staff | January 11, 2018 | Category Science!
In the early 2000s, a deadly gut infection began to surge. After decades of lurking in intestines and hospitals—more opportunistic nuisance than lethal threat—the bacterium Clostridium difficile abruptly exploded, spreading rapidly and causing more severe diarrheal disease than ever before. By 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that C. diff infected nearly…Read More
The flu kills. In the 2015-2016 season, the flu killed as many as 56,000 people, and as many as 35 million were sickened by it. And with the rise of anti-vaxxers seemingly all over the place, it's no surprise that so many needlessly fall ill each year. The San Diego Union-Tribune reported: An additional 34…Read More
Astronomers believe that nearly every galaxy, including our own Milky Way, have a black hole at their center. Ours happens to be one of many supermassive black holes that are theorized to exist. While their gravity is so intense that not even light can escape them, the effects of a black hole can be observed…Read More
First off, we can definitively say that climate change is real. It's just not a debate. There are no "climate change skeptics," there are denialists and then there are those who recognize that climate change is happening. Got it? Are we all on the same page now? Great. It goes without saying that it's cold…Read More
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