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This past Sunday was Earth Day. (Maybe there is also a Proxima b Day?) If you did anything to mark the occasion, what was...

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By Abraham Loeb Almost all space missions launched so far by our civilization have been based on chemical propulsion. The fundamental limitation here is easy...

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By Ema O'Connor In closed-door meetings at the United Nations in March, Trump administration officials pushed socially conservative views on women’s rights issues — including abstinence-based...

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By Anthon Jackson Note: All the names in this story have been changed, aside from those of public personalities. The sun was almost directly overhead as...

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By Jared Gilmour Researchers call it an exchange model of religion: If people can get what they need from the government (be it health care,...

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What's one of the most egregious examples of the false equivalency of science and misinformation in the media that you've seen? It might be...

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By Nicola Davis It might look like a tiny speck amid a bejewelled vista of the universe, but scientists say a pinprick of light in an...

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By Coral Davenport and Lisa Friedman WASHINGTON — As ethical questions threaten the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Scott Pruitt, President Trump has defended him with...

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By Omar al-Jaffal Arrest warrants have been issued for four Iraqis on atheism charges, according to Dhi Qar province's Garraf district judiciary. The announcement garnered quite a...

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By Paul Rosenberg Consternation over evangelical support for Donald Trump got another jolt with Stormy Daniels' interview on "60 Minutes" last Sunday, but new research...