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  • The Orbiting Astronomical Observatory

    Jordan Marché discusses the Orbiting Astronomical Observatory on its 50th anniversary.

    Space Time: The Crisis in Cosmology

    The hubble constant—the rate of expansion of our universe—has consumed astronomers.

  • How Art Connects Us to Our Ancestors and Ourselves

    Kayla Briet offers her Brief but Spectacular take on storytelling through art.

    These Farmers Weren't Farmers

    For The Art Assignment host John Green delves into the real story behind this iconic photograph.

  • Is Inheritance Really All In Our Genes?

    From It's Okay To Be Smart, epigenetic inheritance is really weird, but is it real?

    How Your Dog's Nose Knows So Much

    From Deep Look, dogs have a great sense of smell, but what makes their noses so powerful?

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