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Jan 5, 2015 03:26 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
After carefully measuring the masses of small, rocky exoplanets, astronomers have come to the conclusion that our solar system may not be unique.
Dec 22, 2014 05:27 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Earthquakes rattle Florence, raising concerns over the safety of Michelangelo's David. Continue reading →
Dec 22, 2014 05:29 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Colorful hot springs in Yellowstone National Park get their hues from good-luck coins tossed into their waters and trash discarded by tourists. Continue reading →
Dec 3, 2014 03:07 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Dust gets everywhere, particularly around young stars. But when it comes to the presence of dust in their interplanetary environments, many mature sun-like stars are very house-proud. Continue reading →
Nov 26, 2014 08:55 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Dozens of eyewitnesses offered evidence about the death of Michael Brown, and much of it was confusing and contradictory. Here's why.
Nov 21, 2014 01:12 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Acid rain and deforestation runoff are causing a drop in the calcium content of some lakes in North America and western Europe, with ominous potential effects.
Oct 28, 2014 11:34 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The biggest storm in the solar system may be slowly dwindling, but as can be seen from this view, even the shadow from Jupiter's biggest moon cannot engulf the mighty Great Red Spot. Continue reading →
Oct 24, 2014 02:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A stunning short film about dogged determination and ambition that can help humanity achieve anything. Continue reading →
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