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Black Hole Scale

NASA’s new animation gives a sense of the amount of space dominated by a supermassive black hole – the scale is hard to comprehend!

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Community Service

Community Service

STEM Professionals in Schools is a national volunteer program that facilitates partnerships between schools and industry to bring real STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) into the classroom.

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What If?

What If?

Serious scientific answers to hypothetical questions like “If every person on Earth aimed a laser pointer at the Moon at the same time, would it change color?”.

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Obligate Chimerism

Obligate Chimerism

Usually, an organism’s cells all carry the same genes. In yellow crazy ants, some cells carry only maternal and others only paternal genetic material. Chimerism can happen by accident in nature but these ants rely on chimerism to exist.

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