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The Ozone Hole Is the Smallest It's Been Since 1982

While this is great news, scientists say it's not a sign that the ozone layer is "on a fast track to recovery".
Becky Ferreira
20 hours ago
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A Scientist Created 'Gravity Crystals' to Simulate Dead Stars on Earth

Physicist Alexander Bataller recreated exotic cosmic phenomena on Earth using household materials.
Becky Ferreira
a day ago
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Earth-Like Planets May Be Common Outside Our Solar System, Scientists Discover

After studying the remains of exoplanets that crashed into dead stars, scientists think that rocky planets similar to Earth and Mars are likely common outside of our solar system.
Becky Ferreira
2 days ago
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NASA Captured Stunning New Images of the Interstellar Comet in Our Solar System

Unlike ʻOumuamua, the first interstellar object ever detected, comet 2I/Borisov is radiant and gassy.
Becky Ferreira
2 days ago
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This Global Map Shows You How Nature Benefits You Directly

The map displays how people all over the world receive benefits from the environment, and who is most likely to lose them due to land use issues and the climate crisis.
Becky Ferreira
10.11.19
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Scientists Think They've Uncovered How the Strongest Magnets in the Universe Form

Magnetars may be the exploded remains of star mergers.
Becky Ferreira
10.10.19
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Scientists Are Chasing an Ancient Signal That Could Explain the Modern Universe

The faint, 12-billion-year-old signal would lead scientists to the very first stars and illuminate the origins of the modern universe, dark matter and, well, everything.
Becky Ferreira
10.10.19
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Watch Genius Pigs Use Tools in a Scientific First

We already knew pigs are pretty smart, and now scientists have observed our porcine friends using tools for the first time.
Becky Ferreira
10.9.19
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Our Galaxy's Core Mysteriously Erupted With a Beam of Light, Scientists Say

The explosion stretched for hundreds of thousands of light years into space and "must have been a bit like a lighthouse beam", researchers say in a new study.
Becky Ferreira
10.8.19
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A Mysterious 'Fireball' Was Spotted In Chile and Nobody Knows What It Was

A meteor? Space junk? Nobody knows, but officials investigated whether the mysterious object, or objects, started several fires.
Becky Ferreira
10.5.19
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A Nearby Cannibal Galaxy Is Going to Eat the Milky Way, Scientists Say

If Earth still hosts life in four billion years, whatever exists will be treated to the most spectacular night skies in the planet's history.
Becky Ferreira
10.3.19
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NASA Mic'd Up Mars and Uploaded It to Soundcloud

Listen to the sounds of wind, marsquakes, and instruments on the red planet.
Becky Ferreira
10.2.19
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