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Exoplanets Could Help Us Learn How Planets Make Magnetism
Earth has a magnetic field, but Venus, Earth's sister planet, doesn't. Why does one rocky planet have a magnetic field while the other does not?
To Move Fast, Quantum Maze Solvers Must Forget the Past
If you've ever entered a room, and then completely forgotten how you got there, you may have something in common with a quantum computer.
Underground Cells Make 'Dark Oxygen' Without Light
In the groundwaters beneath Alberta, Canada, researchers have found microbes that can produce abundant oxygen, even in the absence of light.
How the Brain Protects Itself From Blood-Borne Threats
A system of sophisticated pumps and receptors protects the brain like bouncers at the door of an elite club.
JWST Spots Giant Black Holes All Over the Early Universe
There's never been a more exciting time to study black holes.
Is It Real or Imagined? How Your Brain Tells the Difference.
A recent neuroscience study reveals how human brains differentiate between the imagined and the observed.
Good in its Own Right
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Best Science Podcast
Very comprehensive and accurate.
Fairy tales and unscientific mysticism.