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Where Is Everybody Else in the Universe?

Guest host W. Wayt Gibbs talks with Jason Wright, a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Pennsylvania State University’s Center for Exoplanets and Habitable Worlds, about what’s known as the Fermi paradox: In a universe of trillions of planets, where is everybody?...

April 27, 2020 — W. Wayt Gibbs

What’s a Narwhal’s Tusk For?

Although the tusk can be a weapon, the variation in tusk length among animals of similar body size points to it being primarily a mating status signal.

April 9, 2020 — Jason G. Goldman

Bird Fossil Shared Earth with T. rex

Dating back 67 million years, this representative of the group of modern birds has been dubbed the Wonderchicken (which is not an April Fools’ Day joke).

April 1, 2020 — Adam Levy
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