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Ionizing radiation from the sun tears apart water molecules to create an

The Electric Wind of Venus

Ionizing radiation from the sun tears apart water molecules to create an "electric wind" that may have stripped Venus of its oceans.


New science may drastically change the way we think about climate change and deforestation.

Trees May Tell it When to Rain

New science may drastically change the way we think about climate change and deforestation.


The next generation of atomic clock may be on the way!

Defining Time

The atomic clock—and the definition of a second—might be up for revision soon.


New experiments explore the physics of high-speed punctures

Puncturing Prey

New experiments explore the physics of high-speed punctures.


Clever use of the Doppler effect may enable rapid, portable concussion screening in football games.

Game vs. Brain: New Hope for Detecting Concussions on the Sidelines

Clever use of the Doppler effect may enable rapid, portable concussion screening.