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Groupthink results when a group supports or opts not to refute a decision to maintain cohesion. Learn about the characteristics of this phenomenon and its origins.

Sep 10, 2021


Redwood trees, a species native to a small subsection of the California and Oregon coastline in the United States, are some of the tallest and oldest living trees on the planet.

Sep 9, 2021


Inspired by new technology and the need to eliminate tailpipe emissions, electric cars now share the road with conventional vehicles around the world.

Sep 1, 2021


Generating nuclear power involves capturing nuclear energy from nuclear reactors to produce electricity. Learn about the process of creating nuclear energy.

Jul 15, 2021


Conifers are a broad family of plants described as coniferous, meaning that they produce cones.

Jul 6, 2021


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA, is the federal government's agency in charge of the United States space program.

Jun 2, 2021


Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has become a household name for his work that underscores the way human life is connected to the cosmos.

May 18, 2021


For centuries, scientists believed in a geocentric system—a system in which the Earth was the center of the universe. However, several great leaps in scientific discovery built ...

Apr 15, 2021


Doctor Jane Goodall is an English primatologist, anthropologist, nature conservationist, and activist known for her extensive studies on primates and the environment. She has be...

Apr 14, 2021