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Solar physics

Data from the second probe to reach interstellar space helps scientists form a more complete picture of the boundary between the sun and the stars. 

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Picture shows a snowy field with mountains in the background.

Researchers in Antarctica turned up a large amount of a form of iron likely forged in nearby supernova explosions.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

Even some of the most powerful explosions in the universe might be explained by the collision of magnetic fields.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Will astronomers learn anything new when a total solar eclipse cuts a path of darkness across 14 states this month?

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

New measurements could help explain a long-standing scientific puzzle.

Rebecca Boyle, Contributor

New observations point to processes driving away the atmosphere, rendering the planet's surface inhospitable to life.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

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