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Artur Matkovskyy
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LIGO Did It Again! Gravitational Waves Detected AGAIN!

Albert Einstein said colliding black holes should create tiny jiggles in the space-time fabric. LIGO at Hanford was built to detect them if they exist. A second was built in Louisiana to confirm the event and also to triangulate where they came from. Apparently LIGO and its sister station detected the microscopic jiggles AGAIN!

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Watch What Happens When Coke is Opened on the Ocean Floor!

This is astronaut Chris Hadfield. Watch as he shakes, then opens a can of Coke while living on the ocean floor!

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Cotton Grocery Bags Must Be Reused 173 Times to Make a Difference!

Did you know you must reuse cotton grocery bags 173 times to justify the environmental impacts of making them!

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Category: Education, Science, Shopping
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See the Worlds Largest & Oldest Tree on the Planet!

One of my bucket list destinations is Sequoia National Forrest in Northern California. I'm not quite sure why I have not visited yet but after watching this amazing video from National Geographic I am inspired to visit sooner than later!

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Inga Nielsen
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LIGO’s Big News About Einstein, Black Holes and Gravitational Waves FOR DUMMIES

LIGO is an observatory at Hanford and it stands for Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory. It has mirrors buried underground for hundreds of yards trying to measure the stretching of matter...

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Don’t Miss RadCon SciFi/Fantasy Convention in Pasco!

I understand there is quite a following for RadCon! So if you are interested, there is plenty going on here in Tri-Cities!

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Did You Know Swimming Rhinos Used to Be Native to Umatilla?

I saw something today that blew my mind. Aquatic rhinos used to live in the Umatilla County area when the region was a swamp.

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Young Brilliant Minds Forming Our Future! Meet Rana el Kaliouby [Video]

If you're anything like me, you may feel bombarded with too many things to view and read on a daily basis! . Often I want to block it out so my brain isn't filled with so much trivial details that I have no room for the things I find meaningful and important.

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Woman Catches Bubonic Plague (Black Death) Near Heppner, Oregon

A woman from Crook County, Oregon (east of Bend) is in the hospital recovering from an infection of Bubonic Plague, the illness that killed up to 1/3 of residents in many European cities in the Middle Ages.

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If You Live Where an Apple Orchard Used to Be Your Dirt Is Poisonous!

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Would Finding Microbes on Mars Change Your Views on Evolution? [POLL]

I love reading Letters to the Editor because you "meet" some interesting people. One Hermiston man says recent discoveries on Mars should change how we talk about Evolution. It was interesting to say the least!

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All this talk of Mars! Not so Far Fetched! [VIDEO]

Most of you know I'm fascinated by space! I do NOT want to go up into space EVER! But, I love to watch movies about other planets and I love to star gaze, and I'm deeply interested in the space program... I just would be way to afraid!

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