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  1. Physics

    Magnetic fields may supercharge the sun’s release of heat

    Astronomers have linked flame-like tendrils rising from the sun to changes in its magnetic fields. This may be one step toward understanding why the sun’s corona is so very, very hot.

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  2. Planets

    Small, distant worlds are either big Earths or little Neptunes

    The Kepler space telescope data are in. They split Earth-like exoplanets into two groups and reveal 10 new rocky planets in the ‘Goldilocks’ zone.

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  3. Planets

    Jupiter may be the solar system’s oldest planet

    Jupiter’s early existence may explain the odd arrangement of planets in the solar system, a new study suggests.

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  4. Planets

    Hot, hot planet sets sizzling new record

    Astronomers have discovered an odd new exoplanet. Called KELT 9b, is the hottest non-star known.

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  5. Physics

    Gravitational waves detected yet again

    For the third time in 16 months, scientists have announced detection of gravitational waves washing over the spacetime environment in which Earth resides. This seems to show that such waves may not be rare.

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  6. Planets

    Jupiter gets surprisingly complex new portrait

    NASA’s Juno spacecraft has sent back unexpected details about Jupiter, giving scientists their first close-up of this gas giant.

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  7. Tech

    Teens garner some $4 million in prizes at 2017 Intel ISEF

    Hundreds of teens collectively took home about $4 million in awards from the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair this week.

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