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Voyaging the Polynesian Way

Have you ever used a compass? A map? Or do you usually ask your parents for directions? Imagine being in the middle of the ocean and voyaging to islands that are hundreds of miles away—without … Read more

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What is an Inverted Rainbow?

Can a rainbow really be upside down? Yes! This phenomenon is called a circumzenithal arc. Typical rainbows require two things to happen at the same time: rain and sunlight. Seems strange, right? Sometimes the Sun … Read more

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Fighting Antisemitism

The first Jewish settlers arrived in North America in 1654. They came to escape persecution from the Spanish and Portuguese in Europe. In the centuries that followed, many more Jews would be forced to leave … Read more