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Perry Alagappan Wins 2015 Stockholm Junior Water Prize

This 18-year-old American student invented a filter that removes toxic heavy metals resulting from e-waste from drinking and waste water. Three years ago, Perry Alagappan … more

Earth & Environment, Stories By and About, Young Scientists
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Artist's depiction of a  "stellar-mass" black hole. Credit: Aurore Simonnet/Sonoma State University/NASA

Stephen Hawking’s Fantastic Vision of Black Holes May Solve 40-Year Paradox

Want to know what happens after you pass through a black hole? Just look around you. You might land in another universe that is similar … more

Cogito Picks, Physics, Science News
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Meet the Guy Who Sorts All the World’s Numbers in His Attic

For more than 50 years, the mathematician Neil Sloane has curated the authoritative collection of interesting and important integer sequences. Neil Sloane is considered by some … more

Interviews, Mathematics
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Teen Wonder: Taylor Wilson

At the age of 14, Taylor Wilson built a nuclear reactor in the basement of a physics lab at the University of Nevada. He is … more

Stories By and About, Young Scientists
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The Real Skinny on Freshman Year

This article is for college freshmen. If you are not a freshman, kindly read something else. First off, congratulations on getting into school. As the … more

Cogito Picks, Science News
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