The scariest beast in the universe has an insatiable appetite and shreds its victims.
Oct. 30, 2020 • ~7 min
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The pattern of autumn sea ice growth has been completely disrupted, but are we really headed for a tipping point?
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
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The Earth's magnetic field was most likely weaker when life evolved on our planet than it is today.
Oct. 15, 2020 • ~5 min
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Last week, much of the Midwest and eastern US experienced hazy skies and red sunsets. The cause was smoke transported from the Western US by the jet stream and spread as far as Boston and even Europe.
Sept. 22, 2020 • ~4 min
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From the Moon's size to the first calculator, the ancients made some jawdropping discoveries without modern technology.
April 24, 2020 • ~8 min
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