Science & Technology

Nuclear

How the race for nuclear power began

The begging of the nuclear age at the end of World War II happened, in large part, due to fears that Germany would detonate an atomic bomb first. See how the United States pushed itself to become the world's first nuclear power.

Science & Technology

12 lesser-known facts about the Apollo 11 mission

Fifty years ago, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed the Apollo Lunar Module and took their first steps on the Moon. Hundreds of millions of people around the world watched history taking place. You've probably seen the famous pictures, but here are some lesser-known facts about the historic mission.

Science

A total solar eclipse in an astronomer's paradise

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Northern Chile is one of the few places in the world on Tuesday that experienced a total solar eclipse. The country prides itself on being an astronomer's paradise and the solar phenomenon vent drew visitors from all over the world.

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