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How Much Does the Universe Weigh?

How much does the universe weigh? As it turns out, this question does not have an easy answer. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Elements! » Visit our shop at Two different approaches to weighing the cosmos are producing different results, and the standard model of cosmology might need …

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When Stars Get Old They Turn into Planets?

Just one innocent question about the vastness and awesomeness of the Universe can make dozens more pop-up in your head. Can stars turn into planets? What are stars made of? Can a black hole swallow a star? Thanks to new technology, spacecraft, and probes, scientists accumulate new data about the …

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Things 99% of Us Keep Using Wrong

Are you always on the lookout for things that can make your life a little easier? Then you’re in the right place. Removing splinters with the help of glue? No problem! Lighting candles with spaghetti? Done! How about using dental floss for slicing cheese? Check! You might find it difficult …

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What Will Happen In the Next 5 Seconds

What happens every 5 seconds? While we’re just sitting in front of our computer at home, drinking tea with some cookies, really incredible things are happening on the other side of the world. Or maybe in the nearby city. Or even one mile away from us! Millions of mind-blowing things …

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Why 3G is Sometimes Faster than 4G

So it goes like this: you’re trying to show a funny cat video to your Grandma. But by the time the thing’s finally done buffering, Nana’s fast asleep! Your Wi-Fi is way too slow, and something (or somebody!) is to blame. But what can slow down Wi-Fi? And are there …

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