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Magnetic rivers feed star birth

Astronomers have learned that the pull of gravity can sometimes overcome the strong magnetic fields found in great star-forming clouds in space. The resulting weakly magnetized gas flow can feed the growth of new stars.

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Lower cost and durable smart window technology

Researchers have developed an improved method for controlling smart tinting on windows that could make them cheaper, more effective and more durable than current options on the market.

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Lower cost and durable smart window technology

Researchers have developed an improved method for controlling smart tinting on windows that could make them cheaper, more effective and more durable than current options on the market.

SpaceX opens a new chapter in U.S. spaceflight

A little over 18 years since he first came up with the idea of building his own rockets as a means to both reignite and lower the cost of space exploration, Elon Musk watched this weekend as his company SpaceX…

How Radical Enviros Made Africa’s Locust Problem Worse

Two weeks ago a Boeing 737 on final approach to Dire Dawa, Ethiopia, flew into a massive cloud of locusts swarming above the airport. The insects were sucked into the plane’s engines and splattered across the windshield, blinding the pilots to the runway ahead….

Space

This stunning image may reveal why there are no stars at the heart of our galaxy

If you’ve gazed at the star-studded Milky Way in the night sky, you may have wondered about the strange haze at its heart. Astronomers, too, have long puzzled over that creamy filling. If the core is made up of gas…

This stunning image may reveal why there are no stars at the heart of our galaxy

If you’ve gazed at the star-studded Milky Way in the night sky, you may have wondered about the strange haze at its heart. Astronomers, too, have long puzzled over that creamy filling. If the core is made up of gas…