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These Free Apps Will Help You Avoid Sunburn

These Free Apps Will Help You Avoid Sunburn

Author: Emily Price / Source: Lifehacker There’s nothing like hitting the beach or the pool on a hot summer day and soaking in some rays — that is until you get home and realize what you’ve soaked in is an epic sunburn. Sunburns suck, take way too long to...

How to safely watch a solar eclipse

How to safely watch a solar eclipse

Author: Kathiann Kowalski / Source: Science News for Students Schoolgirls eclipse Some people have been willing to travel halfway round the world to see a solar eclipse. But for many in the United States, that won’t be necessary on August 21, 2017. They’ll...

It’s time to redefine what qualifies as a planet

It’s time to redefine what qualifies as a planet

Author: Ashley Yeager / Source: Science News PLANET OR NOT? A group of planetary scientists label Pluto and many other orbs in the solar system as planets, despite the definition set down by the International Astronomical Union in 2006. Pluto is a planet. It...

A slowdown at the sun’s surface explained

A slowdown at the sun’s surface explained

Author: Emily Conover / Source: Science News SOLAR SLOWDOWN The sun’s surface rotates more slowly than its inner layers. Scientists now have an explanation: Photons leaving the sun could carry angular momentum away, slowing the top layer’s spin. Never...

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