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Month: August 2022

Slime Mold Form a Map of the Tokyo-area Railway System

Slime Mold Form a Map of the Tokyo-area Railway System

https://youtu.be/GwKuFREOgmo Slime molds are one of the smartest among lower organisms. These gooey, slimy blobs form veins as they spread along dead logs or leaves, or anything that they deem as food. Slime molds are unique and do not fit well into the current system of classification. When it comes to research on slime molds, …

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Science Digest Edition Aug 15 – Aug 31, 2022

Print Smore Science Digest A biweekly science newsletter for kidsEdition 8 | Aug 15,2022 – Aug 31,2022 In This Issue:  Trending News:  Scientists from Yale revive dead pig’s organs| Piece of SpaceX capsule crashes in a field in Australia | Would you rather | STEM Around Us: Ballooning: How spiders fly | Science Video | Did …

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Tracking the composition of matter

How did Rutherford Discover the Nucleus?

Table of Contents In the early 18th century, the atom was considered indivisible. But we know that atoms can be further divided into protons, neutrons, and electrons. JJ Thomson and Ernst Rutherford proved that the atom is divisible by their discovery of the electron and the nucleus. So, how did Rutherford discover the nucleus? By …

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Build a Chair STEM Challenge

A single chair can be used by different people whose body shapes and sizes may differ. To withstand different loads, chairs are designed to distribute the pressure caused by the body sitting on them. If the pressure of the body is not distributed properly on a chair, it can cause discomfort while sitting.                                                Try it: …

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Why Do Whales Migrate?

Table of Contents Why do whales migrate? Every year, most whales swim from one part of the world to another and back again. Swimming takes up a lot of energy, so why would these aquatic creatures undertake such a journey? Here, we will learn a little bit more about these impressive globetrotters (or globeswimmers!). What …

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Unraveling the Mystery of Our Galaxy’s Black Hole

Black holes are one of the strangest and most intriguing parts of space. An international team of scientists has captured the first-ever image of the black hole found at the center of our galaxy, the Milky Way. This picture is a sight to behold, taking five years to capture and requiring the work of over …

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What is the James Webb Space Telescope?

James Webb Space Telescope, Credit : NASA And why is everyone talking about it now? Astronomy enthusiasts have known about the James Webb Space Telescope since its construction began back in 2004. However, it wasn’t launched into space until the end of 2021. On July 12th, 2022, NASA released the first images captured by this …

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