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Mathematicians solve age-old spaghetti mystery

If you happen to have a box of spaghetti in your pantry, try this experiment: Pull out a single spaghetti stick and hold it at both ends. Now bend it until it breaks. How many fragments did you make? If the answer is three ...

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Researcher discusses the launch of the Parker Solar Probe

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NASA's IMERG estimates heavy rainfall over the eastern US

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Heat's on for boron nitride

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