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Solar Flares Nothing Much Compared To Other Stars' Outbursts

Posted 05.17.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 05/16/2012 01:22 PM EDT on Stars like our sun can release "superflares," explosions of up to 10,000 tim...

High Schoolers Launch Rubber Chicken Into Space

Posted 06.21.2012 | Education

The newest member of the exclusive space exploration club: A rubber chicken. During last month's solar storm -- the most intense radiation storm si...

Has the Earth's Missing Heat Been Found?

Bill Chameides | Posted 04.11.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Starting in about 2003, a slowdown in heat buildup was observed in the ocean while greenhouse gases continued to build up in the atmosphere, trapping more heat. Six years later Kevin Trenberth asked, where was the missing heat?