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Swarm Reveals Magnetic Waves Across Earth’s Outer Core

Discovery of a whole new type of magnetic wave sweeping through the Earth’s outer core

Using information from ESA’s Swarm satellite mission, scientists have discovered an entirely new type of magnetic wave that sweeps across the outermost part of the Earth’s outer core every seven years. This fascinating discovery opens a new window on a world that we will never be able to see. This mysterious wave oscillates every seven …

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New type of extremely reactive substance discovered in the atmosphere

A whole new class of super-reactive chemical compounds, the trioxides, have been discovered under atmospheric conditions. For the first time, an entirely new class of super-reactive chemical compounds has been discovered under atmospheric conditions. Scientists from the University of Copenhagen, in close collaboration with international colleagues, have documented the formation of so-called trioxides – a …

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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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