Put anything you've seen or read about that's interesting going on in the field of - well, you know.
Look up Betelguese. (However it's spelled). Scientists have been noticing that Betelguese is dimming. Could just be a cycle it goes through, but they're wondering if it will go supernova. (Or if it has already and the light just hasn't reached us yet). I hope we get to see that in our lifetimes.
I'd be sad to see Betelgeuse go, but that'd totally rock.
So, apparently scientists don't fully understand how a washing machine, like... works? In general we know, of course, but a lot of the nitty gritty details about how the water and soap moves through the fabric weave to remove stains is unclear. In recent years, though, it's been determined that certain styles of weaving are more conducive to the kind of agitated water flow than others, which might either lead to more easily cleaned clothing or to more efficient machines. Or something. Been a few months since I watched the video on it.
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