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It’s counterintuitive, but let’s temporarily increase carbon dioxide emissions in order to get rid of a more potent greenhouse gas
Of all of that precious metal ever refined, 600 tons were created in a collision between two neutron stars 1,000 light-years away and 4.6 billion years ago
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Iron Man s Top 10 Heavy Metal Moments Reflections on the First 50 Years of Scientific R&D from Stark Industries
At the risk of stating the obvious, a key component of Iron Man’s mythology is the suit of armor. And all the science and engineering research and development that Tony Stark has poured into that suit—and related technology—through Stark Industries.With the next Marvel Studies movie (“Iron Man 3”) coming up in May, I thought this was a good time to reflect back on the Armored Avenger and some of the key moments in his last half century of life...
In his State of the Union this year, President Obama referred to increasing support for science and technology, and mentioned the “Brain Activity Map”.
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