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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?
Mar 12, 2015 02:37 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The sun has erupted with its first X-class solar flare of 2015, a not-so-subtle reminder that it can still muster the energy required to generate the most powerful class of solar explosion.
Mar 11, 2015 01:37 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Tomorrow, a set of four satellites will be launched into the Earth's magnetosphere to study the phenomenon of magnetic reconnection.
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 4, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists believe they have solved a 40-year-old mystery about what caused rocks collected by NASA's Apollo astronauts to become magnetized.
Oct 27, 2014 03:14 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The morphology of a baby star's magnetic field is thought to impact the evolution of any planetary system -- and now astronomers have gained an insight to how complex these fields can be. Continue reading →
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