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LOOK: Earth Isn't The Only Place With Torrential Rain

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 07.14.2014 | Science

Earth's nearest star has bad weather, too. The sun's squalls, however, involve more than just a little rain and lightning. Huge droplets of hot plas...

New Study Suggests Theory Of Earth's Formation Is Flawed

Posted 07.18.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 07/18/2012 06:40 AM EDT on SPACE.com Earth probably formed in a hotter, drier part of the solar system than previ...

WATCH: The Secret Of Surviving A Galactic 'Massacre'

Posted 02.15.2012 | Science

What's the best way to get old in this universe of ours? We're not talking 80 or 90 years here—try 13 billion. New research from the Max Planck Inst...