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SDO watches giant filament on the Sun

A snaking, extended filament of solar material currently lies on the front of the sun— some 1 million miles across from end to end. Filaments are clouds of solar material suspended above the sun by powerful magnetic forces. ...

dateOct 03, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Can fair trade plastic save people and the planet?

(Phys.org) —It's old news that open-source 3D printing is cheaper than conventional manufacturing, not to mention greener and incredibly useful for making everything from lab equipment to chess pieces. Now it's time add ...

dateOct 01, 2014 in Environment
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