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World Book blogs are carefully crafted by our team of editors to present the latest news, science discoveries, current events and other topics of interests for young readers to inspire curiosity and a love of learning.

Mapping the Milky Way

by | Friday, September 23, 2016 |

The Milky Way Galaxy is our home, but we know surprisingly little about it. Last week, on September...

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The Pale Red Dot: Proxima b

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016 |

On August 24, scientists from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) announced that they had...

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Monkey Stone Age

by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016 |

​Monkeys in the Amazon rain forest likely entered their own Stone Agemore than 700 years ago,...

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A Frankenstein Galaxy of Spare Parts

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016 |

​In a sleepy section of the visible universe there lurks a huge galaxy with a bizarre patchwork of...

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