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*New kind of magnetic explosion on Sun
Scientists have detected a magnetic explosion on the Sun -- the likes of which has never been seen before.
*How planets and planetesimals were formed
Data from NASA’s New Horizons mission is providing new insights into how planets and planetesimals -- the building blocks of the planets -- are formed.
*SpaceX to send tourists to the International Space Station
SpaceX is to start flying rich tourists to the International space station before the end of next year.
*Captain James Cook the navigator
While most people know Cook as the first European to circumnavigate the east coast of Australia in His Majesty’s Royal Navy Bark Endeavour -- and claim Australia in the name of mother England in 1770 – Cook was also a highly accomplished navigator – undertaking three major voyages of exploration across the largely uncharted Pacific Ocean.
*The Science Report
Average global temperatures now 1.1°C above pre-industrial levels.
Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets now losing ice six times faster than they were in the 1990s.
Gay and lesbian teens still primary victims physical or sexual assault.
Scientists successfully control the nucleus of an atom using only electric fields.
The oldest fossil of a modern bird ever found.
Why people go for alternative medicines.
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