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The most powerful telescope of all time is coming to Chile

The most powerful telescope of all time is coming to Chile

This article was originally featured on Popular Photography. If you thought the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) was impressive, think again. With a fresh $205 million in funding secured to accelerate its construction, the Giant Magellan Telescope is poised to be the most powerful telescope… ever. It will be used to hunt …

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It’s not too late to get good handwriting

It’s not too late to get good handwriting

With most of today’s written communication typed out on clackity keys or tapped out on a smudgy screen, you probably don’t write on paper too often. But from time to time, you still need to fill out ye olde paper form, which is exactly the moment you realize your handwriting …

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A new power-generating system works like a jet engine

A new power-generating system works like a jet engine

For a few hours on April 12, engineers at Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico were able to send electrons back into the Sandia-Kirtland Air Force Base electrical grid using a new type of power generating system. This small proof-of-concept, announced earlier this month, showed the team that their system—which …

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Unlock your airbending skills to make crystal-clear ice cubes

Unlock your airbending skills to make crystal-clear ice cubes

The sound of crackling ice is synonymous with cool refreshment. On a literal level, it’s the sound of structural damage creating smaller pieces of ice with more surface area that will melt faster. That’s not necessarily a problem, but sometimes you want ice that keeps your drink colder longer, retains …

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Best travel accessories of 2022

Best travel accessories of 2022

Updated Aug 12, 2022 2:35 PM As the world slowly starts to open back up and Covid-related travel restrictions ease, you may find yourself planning to travel for the first time in a good, long while. Maybe you’ve already booked the trip you’ve been dreaming about. Or maybe work has …

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