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Researchers unravel more mysteries of metallic hydrogen

Liquid metallic hydrogen is not present naturally on Earth and has only been created in a handful of places. Scientists are researching the properties of liquid metallic hydrogen to understand how planets both inside and outside our solar system form magnetic shields.

Jul 23rd, 2018

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Discovering structure in the outer corona (w/video)

Using advanced algorithms and data-cleaning techniques, scientists discovered never-before-detected, fine-grained structures in the outer corona - the Sun's million-degree atmosphere -- by analyzing images taken by NASA's STEREO spacecraft.

Jul 18th, 2018

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The fingerprints of molecules in space

Using terahertz spectroscopy, physicists directly measured two spectral lines for one particular molecule for the first time. The discovered frequencies are characteristic of the amide ion, a negatively charged nitrogen molecule.

Jun 28th, 2018

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