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The layers of the sun

Tiny solar flares may explain the sun’s ridiculously hot atmosphere

New evidence suggests tiny solar flares heat the sun’s atmosphere to thousands of times the temperature of its surface.

By | Posted October 30, 2017

Sacred jungle medicine tested for hard-to-treat depression

Sacred jungle medicine tested for hard-to-treat depression

Pilot study finds shamanic drink promising, but scientists urge caution

By | Posted October 25, 2017

Cassini was a heart-breaker

Cassini was a heart-breaker

Social media made us love—and mourn—a space robot

By | Posted October 23, 2017

Space travel disclaimer: You might die from cancer

Space travel disclaimer: You might die from cancer

Enthusiasm to send people to Mars may dampen knowing the health risks of exposure to space radiation — something we still don’t know how to fix

By | Posted October 16, 2017

Our plastic obsession is changing the Arctic

Our plastic obsession is changing the Arctic

As ice caps melt, microplastics are leaking into the water, for animals to eat

By | Posted October 9, 2017

The air pollution from Hurricane Harvey is really, really bad, people

The air pollution from Hurricane Harvey is really, really bad, people

After Hurricane Harvey, factories nearby released unprecedented amounts of air emissions

By | Posted October 6, 2017