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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 →
Sep 30, 2014 01:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Cubesats provide a valuable low-cost research space platform for institutions, universities, laboratories and space agencies, but could their use create a new hazard for the increasingly crowded orbital environment? Continue reading →
Sep 27, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A fuzzy, moving form caught on camera at a New Mexico police station has some suspecting ghosts -- but there are other explanations. Continue reading →
Sep 23, 2014 02:12 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Recent strange cases of sleepwalking shed light on this mysterious condition. Continue reading →
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