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Earth’s Magnetic Poles Likely Won’t Flip After All, Scientists Predict

The protective shell of our planet is no longer quite what it used to be. Over the past two centuries, its magnetic force has been dropping, and no one knows why. Meanwhile, a worrying weak spot in the field called the South Atlantic Anomaly blistered above the Atlantic Oceanand has already proven problematic for the …

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Earth’s Magnetic Poles Likely Won’t Flip After All, Scientists Predict

The protective shell of our planet is no longer quite what it used to be. Over the past two centuries, its magnetic force has been dropping, and no one knows why. Meanwhile, a worrying weak spot in the field called the South Atlantic Anomaly blistered above the Atlantic Oceanand has already proven problematic for the …

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Can the SEC stand up to the richest man on the planet?

Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends the start of production at Tesla’s “Gigafactory” in Grünheide, southeast of Berlin, Germany, on March 22. The billionaire, who has previously clashed with regulators, is once again in their crosshairs as he tries to buy Twitter. This raises questions about the Securities and Exchange Commission’s ability to police the rich …

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Discovery of the exoplanet “Super Earth” four times larger than our planet

Meet Ross 508b: Scientists discover a ‘SUPER EARTH’ exoplanet four times larger than our own planet orbiting a star 36.5 light years away A new “super Earth” four times larger than our own planet has been spotted The exoplanet, named Ross 508b, orbits a star 36.5 light years away. Previous research suggests the world is …

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Discovery of the exoplanet “Super Earth” four times larger than our planet

Meet Ross 508b: Scientists discover a ‘SUPER EARTH’ exoplanet four times larger than our own planet orbiting a star 36.5 light years away A new “super Earth” four times larger than our own planet has been spotted The exoplanet, named Ross 508b, orbits a star 36.5 light years away. Previous research suggests the world is …

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This is the last time we'll ever see a selfie from NASA's InSight lander on Mars. And judging by the amount of dust coating the lander's solar panels, it's easy to see why.

The Mars lander’s last selfie on the Red Planet shows why its mission is ending

This is the last we will see a selfie of NASA’s InSight lander on Mars. And judging by the amount of dust covering the lander’s solar panels, it’s easy to see why. (NASA, JPL-Caltech) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes PASADENA, Calif. — This is the last we’ll see a selfie of NASA’s InSight lander on …

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A whole new type of highly reactive chemical has been discovered in the atmosphere

Every puff of air we take in is mostly nitrogen, with a generous helping of oxygen and a pinch of carbon dioxide. But dusting this atmospheric soup is a whole encyclopedia of different compounds and elements, some of which we can only speculate on. However, one of these mysteries has just been unraveled. Chemists have …

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