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The Science of the Glory

One of the most beautiful phenomena in meteorology has a surprisingly subtle explanation. Its study also helps to predict the role that clouds will play in climate change

January 16, 2012 — H. Moysés Nussenzveig

Pigeon Watch

Learn about city pigeons, watch pigeons for science, learn cool facts, and increase your awareness of nature in your neighborhood

January 10, 2012

Illusions Unmask Our "Face Sense"

The human brain is good at identifying faces, but illusions can fool our "face sense"

January 1, 2012 — Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen L. Macknik

Science for the Modern World