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Decline in Science and Engineering Majors Due to Math Being Hard

This May, colleges across the country have reported a continuing decline in the number of science and engineering majors graduating. A recent study by a few of the few remaining scientists has shown…

The Adventures of Sharkbat: Part 1!

   

God Checks Into Rehab For Gambling Addiction

Elysium, SPIRIT WORLD—Professional personal deity God has checked Himself into a rehabilitation centre in the Elysian Fields, citing gaming problems and schizophrenia. The aleph-null-year-old Creator, also known as Yahweh, first acknowledged His incessant…

In Stunning Reversal, IAU Rules That Pluto is in Fact the Only Planet

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) in Prague, amending their 2006 definition, voted Tuesday to again redefine “planet,” now making Pluto the only planet in the solar system, just four years after it was banished in favor of an 8-planet solar system.

Toyota Recalls CERN Due To Particle Accelerator Malfunction

The Toyota Motor Company today announced it is expanding its recall of products with faulty accelerators to include the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).  Many operators of CERN’s multi-billion-dollar particle accelerator, the…

Archeological Dig in Firestone Library Turns up New Human Ancestor

Late last night, archaeologists working overtime in the recently discovered fifth basement of Firestone Library uncovered the preserved remains of several Princeton students who they believe to date back hundreds of years.  Their…

So You Think You Can Science?

Welcome to the recap show of So You Think You Can Science! I’m Bill Nye — yes, the Science Guy — and I will be your host tonight. In these past four weeks…

Profiles of Strong Women in Science: Susan C. Frericks

When Susan C. Frericks began her career in genomics ten years ago, no one took her seriously.  “It seemed that no matter how hard I worked or what I discovered, I was never…

Solar System Downsizing Prompts Plutonium’s Removal from Periodic Table

In response to last month’s announcement by the International Astronomical Union that Pluto was no longer a planet, IUPAC, the international group of chemists with a name too long to bother writing, has…

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