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Researchers Confirm that Alaska is not Facing the Wrath of an Alien Blob

The appearance of a strange orange goo in an Alaskan village led many to spout rumors that the substance was extraterrestrial and toxic. For the past year scientific researchers have analyzed the goo and formulated theories as to its exact …

Global “Google Science Fair” Planned
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Not much info is available at this point, but the parents and teachers of scientifically inclined 13-18 year olds (along with the 13-18 year olds themselves) might want to stay close to their computers tomorrow morning.  At 9 AM EST, Google intends to announce the first-ever Google Science Fair.

Google’s described the event as "the world’s first online global science competition," and some interesting partners are also involved: CERN, LEGO, National Geographic, and Scientific American.