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This Map Shows Exactly What You’ll See During April’s Eclipse From Everywhere in the United States

ByDoris Elín Urrutia

More than 300 million people in the US will see a partial eclipse on April 8, 2024.

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The Solar Eclipse May Include A Rare Comet If You Look In Just the Right Spot

ByKiona Smith

The comet might be bright enough to see with the unaided eye during the eclipse, but only if it erupts at the right time.

People watch a solar eclipse, in Santiago de Chile, Chile, 14 December 2020. A solar eclipse, partia...
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The Complete Guide To Avoiding Scams And Buying the Right Solar Eclipse Glasses

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Ghost Particles Could Help Untangle Quantum Gravity

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An Astrobiologist Reveals Why She’s Optimistic We’ll Find Alien Life On Another Planet

Inverse spoke to astrobiologist Lisa Kaltenegger about how life changes the atmosphere of its planet and how we can spot it.

ByKiona Smith
Space
Astronomers Finally Discovered Why WASP-107 b Is So Gassy, Bloated, and Distended

The Webb and Hubble Space Telescopes studied a "warm Neptune" in the constellation Virgo.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Science
A New Experiment Tries To Clear Up Einstein’s Biggest Physics Headache

Dark matter haunts our universe — and physicists' dreams.

ByAndrea Gallo Rosso and The Conversation
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Star Trek: Discovery’s Series Finale Features Ridiculously Weird But Real Physics

Yes, black holes can really do that.

ByKiona Smith
Space
Is Boeing’s Starliner An Anomaly, Or Is Space Flight Just Really Hard?

The vehicle has experienced a string of issues, but so did most spacecraft that came before it.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
Astronomers Stumbled Upon A Rare Chance To Capture Just How Fast A Supermassive Black Hole Spins

One unlucky star brought fortune to these astronomers.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
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The Sun's Magnetic Field Starts Just Beneath the Surface, New Study Reveals

The Sun's magnetic field, which drives solar storms and solar wind, doesn't originate deep within the Sun after all.

ByKiona Smith
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How To Spot A Fake Aurora Image

Auroras are incredible sights to behold — and easy images to fake. Here’s how to tell the difference.

ByDarren Baskill and The Conversation
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How Solar Storms Can Shut Down The Internet, Power Grids, And Even Tractors

Brace yourself.

ByDavid Wallace and The Conversation
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An Exoplanet's Huge Comet-like Tail Hides An Astronomical Secret

WASP-69b offers astrophysicists a window into the dynamic processes that shape planets across the galaxy.

ByDakotah Tyler and The Conversation
Space
A New NASA Image Captures A Trio Of Stars In A Cosmic Nursery

Three baby stars light up the cosmic dust that likely gave birth to them — 550 light-years away.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
Can Boeing's Starliner Actually Compete With SpaceX's Crew Dragon?

Comparing these two to the original Space Shuttle offers a revealing look at how we will get people and equipment orbital for the foreseeable future.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Science
A Radical New Experiment Used Synthetic Quartz To Capture Artificial Heat

The novel feat shows that channeling enough solar energy can generate industrial-grade heat.

ByKiona Smith
Space
The Webb Telescope Found A Lava Planet with a Carbon Dioxide Atmosphere

55 Cancri e is a terrible place, but at least its atmosphere isn't actually vaporized rock.

ByKiona Smith
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This Wild, Believable Theory Suggest AI Is Blocking Us From Alien Contact

What if AI represents a formidable bottleneck in the development of all civilizations, one so challenging that it thwarts their long-term survival?

ByMichael Garrett and The Conversation
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The Sun Is In the Middle of a ‘Potentially Historic’ Eruption

This weekend could be packed with GPS interruptions and brilliant auroras.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
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This Fruit Fly Brain Scan Will Convince You These Pests Are Actually Geniuses

ByKristin Scaplen and The Conversation

We don’t think about the fruit fly brain nearly enough.

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What The Science Really Says About CBD For Pets

ByKnowable Magazine and Ula Chrobak

Scientists have hope that cannabidiol can help canines suffering from arthritis, allergies and anxiety.

Space

An Astrobiologist Reveals Why She’s Optimistic We’ll Find Alien Life On Another Planet

ByKiona Smith

Inverse spoke to astrobiologist Lisa Kaltenegger about how life changes the atmosphere of its planet and how we can spot it.

Science

How A Man’s Brain Changes After Becoming A Dad

ByDarby Saxbe and The Conversation

Welcome to the time of brain shrinkage.

Space

Astronomers Finally Discovered Why WASP-107 b Is So Gassy, Bloated, and Distended

ByDoris Elín Urrutia

The Webb and Hubble Space Telescopes studied a "warm Neptune" in the constellation Virgo.

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Can Dogs Really Get Seasonal Allergies? These Bizarre Behaviors Could Be A Sign

ByElana Spivack

There are ways to distinguish allergies from infections — in humans, and in dogs.

Science

A New Experiment Tries To Clear Up Einstein’s Biggest Physics Headache

ByAndrea Gallo Rosso and The Conversation

Dark matter haunts our universe — and physicists' dreams.

Health

Are Fish Oil Supplements Too Good To Be True? Here's What a New Study Found

ByHannah Docter-Loeb

A recent cohort study looked at the long-term effects of regular use of the supplements and its association with cardiovascular disease.

Space

The 'Star Trek: Discovery' Series Finale Features Ridiculously Weird But Real Physics

ByKiona Smith

Yes, black holes can really do that.

Space

Is Boeing’s Starliner An Anomaly, Or Is Space Flight Just Really Hard?

ByDoris Elín Urrutia

The vehicle has experienced a string of issues, but so did most spacecraft that came before it.