Articles and researches

March 16, 2020

Scientists don’t know why Polaris is so weird | MNN

Humans have long relied on the starry sky to push into new frontiers, sail to the very edge of the world and find their way back […]
March 13, 2020

5 math holidays that everyone should know about | MNN

If today were Mole Day, we’d give you a pass if you thought it was a celebration of the small burrowing rodent. Mole Day is only […]
March 13, 2020

7 odd facts about pi | MNN

While sequential dates are appealing to number nuts and the superstitious, March 14 takes date-play a step further. The month and day (3/14) that represent the […]
March 13, 2020

Why shutting down for coronavirus matters | MNN

Schools and offices are closed. There are no sports or concerts to attend. Restaurants, stores and churches are ghost towns. And there’s a cap and gown […]
March 13, 2020

Cheops Observatory frames views of the Great Pyramid of Giza

Earth bricks, upcycled materials and local craftsmanship combine in the Cheops Observatory, a new residence designed by Paris-based architecture firm Studio Malka. Located within the ancient […]
March 13, 2020

Forget geniuses. Hard workers make the best role models. | MNN

The prevailing narrative for Thomas Edison was that he was a hard worker. (Photo: Louis Bachrach, Bachrach Studios, restored by Michel Vuijlsteke [Public domain]/Wikimedia Commons) Sure, […]
March 13, 2020

Solar-powered Harvard ArtLab to meet net-zero energy targets

Harvard University has added yet another sustainable building to its campus — the Harvard Artlab, a contemporary art space projected to meet net-zero energy targets. Designed by […]
March 13, 2020

How to make a delicious vegan pie for Pi Day

Pie is delicious on any day, but Pi Day may be the impetus to bake — or at least eat — a pie. The annual celebration […]