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What is the Earth’s Mantle Made Of?

Like all the other terrestrial planets, (Mercury, Venus, and Mars) the Earth is made up of many layers. This is…

4 years ago

What are the Earth’s Layers?

There is more to the Earth than what we can see on the surface. In fact, if you were able…

4 years ago

The Science of Heat Transfer: What Is Conduction?

Heat is an interesting form of energy. Not only does it sustain life, make us comfortable and help us prepare…

5 years ago

Trapped Gas Explains Saturn’s Fresh Face

The mystery of Saturn's bright, youthful appearance is a step closer to resolution. And it actually has to do with…

7 years ago

An Enormous Arctic Spiral

Looking south across the southern tip of Greenland, this satellite image shows an enormous cloud vortex spiraling over the northern…

7 years ago

Surprising Swirls Above Titan’s South Pole

Thanks to Cassini's new vantage point granted by its inclined orbit researchers have gotten a new look at the south…

8 years ago

“Cool” Gas May Be At The Root Of Sunspots

[/caption] Although well over 40 years old, the Dunn Solar Telescope at Sunspot, New Mexico isn't going to be looking…

8 years ago

Stellar X-Rays Strip Planet To Bare Bones

[/caption] Some 880 light years away, a star named CoRoT-2a is busy decimating one of its planets - CoRoT-2b. Orbiting…

8 years ago