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2012 Year In Review: Inside Science

2012 Year In Review: Inside Science

Here is a sample of the most popular Inside Science content from 2012.


The detection of a new heavy particle resembling the long-sought Higgs boson was the top Inside Science News Service story of the year.

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Friday, December 28, 2012 - 21:30

Inside Science Contributor

Christopher J. Nicolini

Here at Inside Science, we have been quite busy over the last 12 months. From reaching new highs for overall content views and audience levels, to adding new major news outlets that use our content, and creating and launching a new video product (Inside Science TV), 2012 has been a very productive and successful year for our science news organization.

So to wrap up the departing year--and showcase some specific examples-- here are some of the top stories from each of our Inside Science sections.

News Articles

1.       Physicists Detect New Heavy Particle
2.       See-Through Soil Could Improve Crops
3.       What if Reality Was Really Just Sim Universe?
4.       Why Many Olympians Will Pee Pink or Purple
5.       Studies Show Wind Power's Massive Potential

Blog Posts

1.       Dice Rolls are Not Completely Random
2.       A Planet Made of Diamonds
3.       A Final Olympics Blog: World Record in the 800 meters

Guest Columns

1.       Every Black Hole Contains a New Universe
2.       Making Decisions at the Speed of Sight


1.       Bowling Robot Shows How to Throw More Strikes
2.       Butterfly-Inspired Flying Robots
3.       Higgs Boson Could Help Explain How We Exist
4.       StarCAVE Pushes 3D Virtual Reality to New Frontiers
5.       Michael Phelps' Secret Catch

We hope you've enjoyed this list. If you'd like to receive our news content throughout the year, we encourage you to sign up for our e-mail alerts, Facebook page, YouTube channel, Twitter and RSS feeds. 
The entire staff of Inside Science wishes you a healthy and happy New Year. See you in 2013!

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