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Stories by Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt

When Does Your Intelligence Peak?

Are we really at our smartest in our 20s? At what age do we strike the right balance between cognitive ability and expertise?

January 26, 2019 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt

Why Do We Put Telescopes in Space?

Putting a telescope in space has its limitations. It can't be too big, it's difficult to repair, and it costs a lot of money. So why do we even do it?

December 1, 2018 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt

What Are Chemtrails Made Of?

Believers in chemtrails say those trails are actually clouds of chemicals used by the government for nefarious purposes. But as Carl Sagan says, “extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof”...

September 22, 2018 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt

What Is a Fecal Transplant?

What is a fecal transplant and who would want one? It all boils down to your gut microbiota

September 8, 2018 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt

Why Is Hawaii Banning Sunscreen?

Recent research shows that oxybenzone and octinoxate are detrimental to coral growth and increase the rate of coral bleaching

June 30, 2018 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt

What's It Take to Get to Pluto?

Astrobiologist David Grinspoon describes some of the stories that make up his new book on NASA’s epic first mission to Pluto

June 16, 2018 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine