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Tuesday August 22, 2017 @ 03:34:01 PM mt

Birth control research is moving beyond the pill



After decades of research, reproductive biologists are on the verge of developing new birth control options that stop sperm from maturing or save a woman's eggs for later.

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Tuesday August 22, 2017 @ 03:34:00 PM mt

New antennas are up to a hundredth the size of todays devices



A new type of antenna could be used in tiny electronics for wearable tech, injectable medical devices and more.

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Tuesday August 22, 2017 @ 03:34:00 PM mt

These chip-sized spacecraft are the smallest space probes yet



Space initiative dubbed Breakthrough Starshot sent the smallest spacecraft yet into orbit around Earth.

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Tuesday August 22, 2017 @ 07:35:31 AM mt

Some secrets of Chinas terra-cotta army are baked in the clay



Specialized production system lay behind the famous terra-cotta troops found in ancient Chinese emperors tomb.

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Monday August 21, 2017 @ 05:58:52 PM mt

On a mountain in Wyoming the eclipse brings wonder and hopefully answers



Astronomy writer Lisa Grossman joined scientists on a mountain in Wyoming who were measuring the corona using four different instruments to try to figure out why its so hot.

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Monday August 21, 2017 @ 01:53:15 PM mt

Mars has nighttime snow storms



When clouds of water-ice particles cool at night, snow starts to fall rapidly on Mars, simulations suggest. The squalls could explain observations made by the Phoenix lander in 2008.

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Monday August 21, 2017 @ 06:32:19 AM mt

Today is the day A last-minute guide for watching the Great American Eclipse



Youve probably heard this already, but theres a total solar eclipse traversing the United States today, August 21. Heres what you need to know.

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Sunday August 20, 2017 @ 04:23:38 AM mt

Eclipse watchers will go after the biggest solar mystery: Why is the corona so hot



Usually when you move away from a heat source, it gets cooler. Not so in the suns atmosphere.

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Saturday August 19, 2017 @ 06:48:46 AM mt

Does the corona look different when solar activity is high versus when its low



Carbondale, Ill., will get two eclipses in a row, seven years apart making it the perfect spot to watch the solar cycle in action.

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Friday August 18, 2017 @ 10:48:36 PM mt

Cosmic lens lets astronomers zoom in on a black holes burps



The beginnings of a jet from an active black hole in a distant galaxy were spotted thanks to a lucky alignment.

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