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The Death of Stephen Hawking

Award-Winning Cosmologist and Theoretical Physicist Stephen Hawking died yesterday. As many know, Stephen Hawking was a cosmologist and theoretical physicist known mostly for his black hole theories. He died the morning of March 14th, 2018 at the age of 76 at his home in Cambridge. His family states that he died peacefully. In 1963, Hawking was...

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 67: This Phenomenal Life Author Misha Blaise and Science Fun Facts!

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 67: This Phenomenal Life Author Misha Blaise and Science Fun Facts!

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 67: This Phenomenal Life Author Misha Blaise and Science Fun Facts! On this week’s Legion of Leia podcast episode 67, my co-host Anastasia Washington and I welcome author Misha Blaise! She’s got a great new book out called This Phenomenal Life: The Amazing Ways We Are Connected With Our Universe. The book...

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 62: Celestial Body Swimwear Creators Rileah Vanderbilt and Jes Reaves

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 62: Celestial Body Swimwear Creators Rileah Vanderbilt and Jes Reaves

Hey Legion! On this week’s Legion of Leia Podcast episode 62, my co-hosts Anastasia Washington, Sabina Ibarra and I welcome Rileah Vanderbilt and Jes Reaves, creators of Celestial Body Swimwear! These suits are designed around space and NASA, and they’re amazing! Not only that, but the ladies are donating 5% of their profits to...

BBC’S Planet Earth II Made Available in U.S.

It was announced today by BBC that BBC Home Entertainment, for the first time ever, would be releasing a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray version of their beautiful and thought provoking series. The DVD will feature bonus content like Planet Earth Diaries, a segment that provides a behind-the-scenes look at the production of the series and how they tackled the...

Scientists May Have Turned Hydrogen into a Solid Metal

Harvard researchers may have made a significant advancement in high-pressure physics. Thomas D. Cabot, Professor of the Natural Sciences Isaac Silvera, and postdoctoral fellow Ranga Dias announced last week that they may have created atomic metallic hydrogen, a feat that has only been a theory before now.  If that sounds weird, it should. It...