Did Duke lose big game due to bathroom laws?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE BLAZE) — Ranked No. 2 in the East Regional of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, Duke headed into Sunday night’s game favored to advance to more…

Sun goes blank for 2 weeks straight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WATTSUPWITHTHAT) — Over the weekend, we reviewed the state of the solar data for March 2017. Now, there’s a two week straight lack of sunspots, the longest stretch more…

What interested Isaac Newton more than science?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3074724" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Isaac Newton[/caption] Sir Isaac Newton was born in 1642, the same year Galileo died. His mother was widowed twice, resulting in him being raised more…

Strange twist saved Europe from Muslim invasion

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1806095" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Battle of Lepanto[/caption] News arrived in Europe in 1571 that Muslim Turks, under the command of Lala Kara Mustafa Pasha, surrounded the Christians in more…

School assigns prom dates by random draw

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WREX) Finding a prom date at one school in Illinois involves a much different process than at most others. At Aquin High School, juniors and seniors pick their more…

Re-engineered solar panels generate energy from raindrops

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Digital Journal) Researchers in China have developed Graphene solar panels that can generate energy from raindrops. The solar panels with a respectable 6.53 percent solar-to-electric conversion efficiency allows more…

The barefoot eccentric whose legacy we still use

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1805415" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Johnny Appleseed[/caption] Seventy years old, he visited his friend William Worth one evening, ate some milk and bread, read out loud from the Bible, more…