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  1. Physics

    How to chill an object by sending its heat into space

    Researchers have designed a device that can cool an object by radiating its energy into outer space. Think of it as a solar panel in reverse.

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  2. Physics

    Sunlight + gold = steaming water (no boiling needed)

    Nano-gold is the new black, at least when it comes to absorbing heat. When tiny gold particles get together, they become energy super-absorbers — turning them black.

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  3. Physics

    Machine simulates the sun’s core

    A machine heats iron atoms to temperatures that match the interior of the sun. This has helped solve a solar mystery.

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  4. Fossils

    Downsized dinosaurs

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  5. Tech

    Cold house, hot house, green house

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