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Ellie's 2023 Archived Blogs

Tuesday October 3, 2023     2:00 PM ET

Ellie's World Blog Today
Late Night is Back
Nobel Prizes 2023

Wrinkles on Mercury's Surface Suggest The Planet Is Still Shrinking

Scientists use Webb, SOFIA telescopes to observe metallic asteroid

Mission to Put a Radio Telescope on The Moon Planned to Launch in 2025

Scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) have used NASA's James Webb Space Telescope to make an astonishing discovery: free-floating objects the size of Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, in the Orion Nebula, the nearest star-forming region to Earth


Instant evolution: AI designs new robot from scratch in seconds


Physics Nobel Prize rewards science on a 'tiny timescale'


Ancient architecture inspires a new way to work with metal-organic frameworks

New material discovery could revolutionize roll-out of global vaccinations


We've Been Overlooking a Major Part of Climate Change, And It's Sending Warning Signs - Soil Heat

Japan sees hottest September since records began

Scientists investigate Grand Canyon's ancient past to predict future climate impacts


New Research Shows 'Jumping Genes' Could Be Key to Slowing Down Aging

How the hippocampus distinguishes true and false memories

Researchers identify structure in circadian mRNA that affects the sleep-wake cycle


How are ancient Roman and Mayan buildings still standing? Scientists are unlocking their secrets

Stonehenge study upends a 100-year-old theory and suggests further discoveries to come


House braces for key vote to oust Speaker McCarthy

Trump acknowledges publicly he will testify in his civil fraud trial

John Kelly, the longest-serving White House chief of staff for Donald Trump, goes on the record to confirm several disturbing stories about Trump

Hunter Biden arraignment: President's son to appear in court on gun charges brought by special counsel David Weiss

Late-night shows return with plenty of snarky fodder post-writers' strike


A ransom note, fingerprints and cell phone pings. How New York police tracked down a missing 9-year-old girl and the suspect in her disappearance


Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

October 3, 1969

Gwen Stefani - Videos - Discography - Filmography

It's great to be back on The Voice

October 3, 1973

Lena Headey - Videos - Filmography

I'm a romantic. I believe in love at first sight.
European myths generally have sad endings
especially when it comes to love.

October 3, 1973

Neve Campbell - Videos - Filmography

Ballet is completely unnatural to the body, just being turned-out.
It's not the way your body is supposed to function, so you actually
train your body to be a different structure than you were born with.

October 3, 1984

Ashlee Simpson - Videos - Discography - Filmography

Life brings things to you at a certain time for a certain reason.
If you just go with it, that's where the best moments come from.

October 3, 1964

Clive Owen - Videos - Filmography

The sexiest part of the body are the eyes.

October 3, 1976

Seann William Scott - Videos - Filmography

Whatever you are thinking about doing - go for it !

Monday October 2, 2023     7:00 PM ET

Our Galaxy Could Be Only Half as Heavy as We Once Thought

The world's largest radio telescope has scanned Barnard's star for extraterrestrial signals

Indian spacecraft heads towards center of solar system

Mysterious Dark Shadows Observed Across Orion Nebula


Antimatter: We cracked how gravity affects it. What it means for our understanding of the universe


How the age of mammals could end

Canada left battered by 'never before seen' wildfire season

A double earthquake threat? Study finds 2 Seattle-area faults ripped about the same time


Nobel Prize goes to scientists behind mRNA Covid vaccines

Brain cells, interrupted: How some genes may cause autism, epilepsy and schizophrenia

Milk teas - a variety of sweet drinks including bubble tea - have become phenomenally popular in China and other parts of Asia in recent years, and a new study has highlighted some worrying links between the beverage and mental health issues.

AI Identifies Brain Signals Associated With Recovering From Depression


Prehistoric Carvings Are So Accurate, Animals' Sex, Age, And Species Can Be Determined


Pythagorean Theorem Found On Clay Tablet 1,000 Years Older Than Pythagoras


Trump civil fraud trial in New York begins

California Gov. Newsom will appoint Laphonza Butler, the president of EMILY's List, to fill Feinstein's Senate seat -- EMILY's List


Taylor Swift cheers on Travis Kelce at Sunday Night Football (again), joining Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman and other stars

Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

October 2, 1970

Kelly Ripa - Videos - Television

Yoga quiets the mind and helps you deal with anxiety.

October 2, 1951

Sting - Videos - Discography

The deeper you get into Yoga you realize it is a spiritual practice.
It's a journey I'm making. I'm heading that way.

October 2, 1949

Annie Leibovitz Photographer - Videos - Photos

You can't hide the truth from the camera. It is your witness.

October 2, 1949

Donna Karan Fashion Designer - Videos

Everything in life... has to have balance.

October 2, 1986

Camilla Belle - Videos - Filmography

Fashion is an art form, like acting or painting.

October 2, 1954

Lorraine Bracco - Videos - Filmography

Life is a crazy journey where you sometimes
meet the most colorful characters.

October 2, 1948

Avery Brooks - Videos - Filmography

Knowledge is going to make you stronger.
Knowledge is going to let you control your life.
Knowledge is going to give you the wisdom to teach their children.
Knowledge is the thing that makes you smile in the face of disaster.

October 2, 1869 - January 30, 1948

Mahatma Gandhi Political and Spiritual leader of India - Videos

Truth alone will endure. All the rest will
be swept away in the tides of time.