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Oct 9, 2015 01:46 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Earth's inner core formed between 1 billion and 1.5 billion years ago, and this freezing heart of the planet powers its protective magnetic field. Continue reading →
Sep 14, 2015 12:23 PM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
The Magellanic Clouds, which can only be seen from the southern hemisphere, are two of our nearest neighbors.
Jul 31, 2015 09:44 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Earth's magnetic field, which protects the planet from harmful blasts of solar radiation, is much older than thought.
Jun 10, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Scientists have created a new class of computers that can manipulate physical matter. Continue reading →
Jun 3, 2015 04:28 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Self-assembling origami bots may eventually be deployed inside your body. Continue reading →
Mar 4, 2015 11:06 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A new computer model of our sun's magnetic field suggests the shape of our solar system's heliosphere is stranger than we ever thought.
Dec 23, 2014 03:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Weddell seals may use Earth's magnetic field to navigate among the holes in the ice it needs to find in order to breathe.
Dec 23, 2014 11:38 AM ET
Science finally has an answer for why the Greek letter theta appears in the form of aurorae near the north and south poles.
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