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It's not really rocket science...but it IS science!

I was at Lux Salon in Hallowell getting my hair done by Olivia when we started talking about wedding plans and flowers.

I want colored daisies and Nathan said "You can do that at home". I can? How?

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Getty Images, photo by Hannes Magerstaedt
Getty Images, photo by Hannes Magerstaedt

New Material to Help Develop Flexible Electronics

A new material that is the strongest in the world has been discovered by scientists that could hold the future to flexible electronics.  It’s a single atomic layer of carbon arranged in a honeycomb pattern called Graphene. The material is so strong it would take an elephant balancing on a pencil to break through a sheet as thin as Saran Wrap.

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Getty Images, photo by NASA
Getty Images, photo by NASA

Japanese Scientists Confirm Venus is One Hot Place

Something we all learned in school about the planet Venus is it’s too close to the sun to sustain life and now scientists taking a closer look at the planet confirm it is in a prolonged molten state. Venus has an atmosphere and some water as it was developing, but being so close to the sun, they didn’t last very long.

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USDA/Public Domain

Giant Deadly Snail Found in Shipping Crate and No One Else is Panicking For Some Reason

Hello? Anyone home? Can someone please declare Marshall Law?

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Getty Images, photo by NASA
Getty Images, photo by NASA

Mars Rock for Sale at $22,500 an Ounce

About six months ago, around 15 pounds of Mars rocks fell to Earth and NASA has just confirmed the rock is indeed from the red planet. The meteor was found in Morocco by meteor hunters and you can now buy a piece of Mars.

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Getty Images, photo by Dan Kitwood
Getty Images, photo by Dan Kitwood

NASA Wants to Park an Asteroid Near the Moon by 2021

It sounds like something from science fiction, but it could happen by 2021, as NASA is planning on sending a robotic spaceship to lasso a small asteroid and park it by the moon. Senator Bill Nelson says the president has given the go ahead to bring a space rock closer to Earth so it can be studied.

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Getty Images, photo by NASA
Getty Images, photo by NASA

Do You Have the Right Stuff for a One Way Trip to Mars?

Dutch Company called Mars One is looking for volunteers to go to Mars that can face the stress of the flight and have a ‘can do’ attitude during the flight. The only thing about the Mars One mission is: it’s a one-way trip. The company is looking for four people, with no particular background, to make the flight to Mars and set-up a colony.

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Study Finds Black Sabbath Helps Plants Grow

If you intend to show the wicked world a cornucopia of green thumb power this gardening season (and you probably don't, but keep reading) you had better start exposing your precious sweet leaf to plenty of Black Sabbath.

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10,000 Year Clock Under Construction In West Texas

It will be the slowest computer in the world when it’s completed, but it will be able to keep accurate time for 10,000 years, that is why it’s called the 10,000-year clock. The official name is the Clock of the Long Now, and is the brainchild of Danny Hillis, who wanted a clock that would use the sun to keep time and have a century hand that will advance once every 100 years.

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3 Earth-Size Planets Disovered

Three new planets have been discovered by astronomers that are close to Earth-size and are the right distance from their sun to make the temperature similar to Earth’s. The planets were discovered in what scientists call the ‘habitable zone’ where the surface of the planet isn’t too hot or too cold.

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