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The Greatest Archaeological Discoveries Of All Time

By Claire Collins

Over the centuries there have been some amazing archaeological discoveries. Let's take a look at the greatest ones.

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Discovering the unknown: the world's largest radio telescope

By Square Kilometre Array

What did the Universe look like when the first galaxies formed? What is dark matter? And is there life out there? These are some of the big questions the Square Kilometre Array will be trying to answer.

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Trump Dismisses the Montreal Protocol

By Peter Serafinowicz

Donald Trump's hairspray is no longer strong enough, and dodgy science behind the ban on ozone-depleting chemicals is to blame.

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Food in Space

This infographic will take you on a journey through the evolution of food in space, show you the challenges of eating in zero gravity, educate you on space food preparation processes, and explain why food is such an important factor in keeping the astronauts sane.

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John Oliver on Conspiracy Theories

For those who love or loathe conspiracy theories, John Oliver turns his attention to the Cadbury Creme Egg.

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Art of Time

Seiko creates a Rube Goldberg machine to build one of its watches in this fantastic video.

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Waste in space: how do astronauts go to the toilet?

By Nova: science for curious minds

You're in space, you've had your space coffee and space breakfast, and now you need the toilet. How does that work?

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Marble Music

By Wintergatan

Gotta love a good marble run. This one makes music!

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Collision-causing millipedes will eventually abate

By Written By Geoff Vivian for ScienceNetwork WA

A recent low-speed train collision in Perth attributed to Portuguese millipedes (Ommatoiulis moreleti) on the tracks is a symptom of growing millipede numbers in Western Australia.

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Bad dads have big balls

Men’s testes size negatively tied to parenting involvement.

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