Welcome to science minus details, a blog dedicated to showing how cool the universe is and how science can help you appreciate that.  While we do love the nitty gritty details of scientific investigations, we keep those to ourselves in favor of the BIG ideas, which can often get lost in a sea of data.  Simple stories about the complex universe.  Science minus details.

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