Spiral galaxy captured in “unprecedented detail” by the Webb Telescope

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory newsletter. Explore the universe with news of amazing discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN – A dazzling spiral galaxy located 29 million light-years from Earth appears in “unprecedented detail” in a new image released by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. The Galaxy “bones”which are usually obscured by dust, are … Read more

Sockeloen’s €1,000 socks are the ‘fastest socks on the planet’

Annemiek van Vleuten’s World Championship victory was an impressive display of tenacity and a perfectly timed attack. World title, broken elbow, and incredible tenacity aside, Van Vleuten’s stockings were another high point in deciding the elite women’s world title – pun intended – that landed the new world champion with a CHF200 fine. Coincidentally, we’ve … Read more

Stadium Patagonia Planet

“Land is our main contributor,” according to the press release of Patagonia founder Yvonne Chouinard.Screenshot from Patagonia.com Long before you could buy your own Patagonian clothing and gear at Snowmass Village Mall, company founder Yvon Chouinard was a rock climber and enthusiast living in California. He started his life making durable gear for his outdoor … Read more

Guest Columnist Rutherford H. Platt: Republicans Abandon the Planet

On Labor Day, 80 million people along the East Coast were under watch or flash flood warnings, while another 50 million in six western states were under severe heat warnings. With rain in parts of Georgia falling “once every 1,000 years,” Salt Lake City hit a record 103 degrees, and Long Beach, California, hit 108. … Read more

Bright idea: Science Friday’s Sun Camp!

Celebrate all things solar with Sun Camp! Designed for learners ages 5-9 (and the people who love them), Sun Camp will feature five weeks of great conversations with sun scientists and hands-on activities to try on your own. The days are getting shorter, but we have a great way to bring more sun into your … Read more