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Best Astronomy and Astrophysics Books

The universe through the eyes of an astronomer or astrophysicist is a fascinating place — and a good book can give you a glimpse of that world without requiring years of study. Here are the recommendations of astronomy and astrophysics…

Where Do Bad Moods Come From?

What causes bad moods? Why do we sometimes slip into angry fits and melancholy torpors? In general, happy moods have easy explanations - we know why we're elated. But a bad mood often seems to arrive out of the blue, a gloomy weather…

Deep Sea Nuke

Our favorite optimistic nihilist, Kurzgesagt considers the unpleasant question of what would happen if a nuclear bomb was detonated at the bottom of the Marianas Trench. Nuking the spot closest to the center of the earth might not have the…

Lunar Return Won’t Harm the Moon

Many who didn’t witness the Apollo landings, or who are new to the idea of space resources, think that mining the Moon (or any other extraterrestrial body) will permanently scar heaven’s landscape. Our solar system is vast, which makes the…