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The Biggest Herb on Earth is… a Banana?!

The Biggest Herb on Earth is… a Banana?!

[INTRO ♪] Despite what you may have heard, bananas don’t grow on trees! And I know, I know—banana plants look like trees, with tall thick trunks and leaves on top, but they’re actually really big herbs. And the tallest of them all, a wild banana species called Musa ingens, can grow as tall as 15 …

TROM Poems – Planet Earth

TROM Poems – Planet Earth

Planet Earth By Seb Once upon a time, there was a planet called Earth. A blue marble where life had given birth. It had bacteria, whales and bees, Ants, dinosaurs and monkeys. It had such a diversity of species. Until it became the land of human entities. Humans were two-legged apes with nifty fingers. They …

NASA’s Exoplanet Hunter Is Getting Us One Step Closer To Another Earth, Here’s How

NASA’s Exoplanet Hunter Is Getting Us One Step Closer To Another Earth, Here’s How

The results are in, my friends:  NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has identified over 850 candidate exoplanets, or planets outside our solar system, some of which have the potential to support life. TESS, that hardworking gal, has been on this exoplanet-hunting mission for over a year. And not only has this satellite exceeded the wildest dreams …

Neutrinos: Nature’s Ghosts?

Neutrinos:  Nature’s Ghosts?

The subatomic world is full of all sorts of unfamiliar particles, with names like quarks (which is not the sound an Australian duck makes) to bosons (which isn’t a clown particle). Each have their respective personalities and behaviors. However, one of the particles is particularly curious. This class of particles is called the neutrinos. Neutrinos …

Ecological Succession: Nature’s Great Grit

Ecological Succession: Nature’s Great Grit

Captioning is on! To turn off, click the CC button at bottom right. Follow the amoebas on Twitter (@amoebasisters) and Facebook! We love Disney movies and we have to say—Lion King is one of our favorites. And like a lot of Disney movies, it has a happy ending. We’re not going to give spoilers just …