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The Phonograph Goes to War, 1915

Reported in Scientific American , this Week in World War I: November 6, 1915 Thomas Edison invented the Phonograph in 1877: a handy tabletop device that could play music for a small group of listeners...

STAFFNovember 6, 2015 — Dan Schlenoff

The Arctic Paradox Poses Questions about Sustainable Development

Call it a contradiction of glacial proportions—an Arctic paradox. The world pushes for stronger protective measures to curb climate change scientists say is accelerating the destruction of the Arctic—melting ice sheets, thawing frozen soil and threatening the iconic polar bear.  Call it plan A...

November 5, 2015 — Cristine Russell

Escaped Escargot

A comic about European garden snails and citizen science at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

November 5, 2015 — Katie McKissick

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