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“magnetism”

Mar 10, 2016 01:35 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
When Comet Siding Spring encountered Mars in 2014, it delivered a hefty magnetic punch.
Dec 21, 2015 05:29 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the first time astronomers have seen what role magnetism plays in the formation of hot protoplanetary disks around young stars.
Nov 17, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Where can you catch a light show in the solar system? Here are some of the locations where we have seen auroras.
Oct 15, 2015 08:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
Arx Pax, maker of the Hendo hoverboard, unveils second-generation design with improved design and performance. Continue reading →
Jul 8, 2015 02:18 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A space telescope designed to look into the furthest-most reaches of space at some of the most energetic phenomena in the known universe has, once again, been turned to face our nearest star.
Jun 3, 2015 04:28 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Self-assembling origami bots may eventually be deployed inside your body. Continue reading →
May 6, 2015 07:46 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
After a long period of calm, the sun awoke from its slumber and erupted with one of the most powerful solar flares of the year on Tuesday.
Mar 27, 2015 12:32 PM ET
There are many things in life whose constancy we can rely on -- friends, family, death, taxes -- but our home planet isn't one of them. Things are 'a' changin'. Slooowly. How would you feel about longer days, shorter springs, and a new north star?
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