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Megan Ray Nichols
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Lives in Philadelphia, PA
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The declining authority of statistics is at the heart of the crisis that has become known as “post-truth” politics.
The Long Read: The ability of statistics to accurately represent the world is declining. In its wake, a new age of big data controlled by private companies is taking over – and putting democracy in peril
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It's never too late to start prepping your car for winter. You don't want to wait until the weatherman calls for 6 inches of snow to fill your car with essential items. This handy graphic gives you multiple checklists to keep you prepared and safe this winter, as well as offers helpful winter driving safety tips that both experienced and novice drivers can benefit from. Stay safe this winter.
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How to Build Space Shuttles: Did You Know It Can Take Years?

The space shuttle program in the United States came to a halt in 2011 due to financial issues, but NASA has made its shuttle blueprints available to the public. Other countries, as well as private citizens and commercial companies, are taking advantage…
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"This Mission was important, marking the return-to-flight status for SpaceX" #SpaceX #launch
SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket with ten Iridium communication satellites over the weekend and landed the booster.
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These #technologies are disrupting the #manufacturing industry.
3 Technologies Inspiring Change in Manufacturing. Here are some of the advanced technologies that are driving growth to change the manufacturing landscape! Tweet. Views. 33. The manufacturing industry has seen its ups and downs recently. Companies are moving overseas and layoffs happen left ...
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The Top 10 Environmental Issues of 2017 Should Make You Worry
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How to Build Space Shuttles: Did You Know It Can Take Years?
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Shutting down Halley VI due to #safety concerns with the cracks in the ice sheets.
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I'm interested to learn the results of this study. #pseudscience
How to prevent the most salient feature from being the least informative
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"Traditional data centers are resource hogs. They require a lot of power to operate, not just for the computer equipment, but also for the climate control systems." Fortunately, there are greener options for companies. And green data centers come with multiple benefits #greendatacenters
Green technology provides data center managers with efficient cost-effective solutions for energy consumption.
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#SpaceX launches tomorrow, weather permitting. #spaceexploration
The SpaceX rocket explosion in September 2016 kept certain satellites from launching into space and affected Iridium Communications’ shares in the marketplace. 'Astro Space News' contributor Megan Ray Nichols reports. The project, dubbed Iridium ...
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Freelance Writer
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Writing, Blogging, Editing, HTML, Adobe Creative Suite
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Writer. Science Enthusist
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My name is Megan. My two passions in life are writing and science. While I love learning about many of the sciences, my favorites include Astronomy and Meteorology. You can join the discussion with me on my blog, SchooledByScience

In my free time I like to go camping, learn new how to cook new dishes (mostly desserts, I have a bit of a sweet tooth,) read/ watch Harry Potter, or catch the latest Phillies or Flyers game. If it's a clear night, I'll pack up my telescope and go stargazing. 

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graduated college
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  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
    Creative Writing, 2010 - 2014
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