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WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

How birds got their wings

Birds split from dinosaurs when their front limbs got longer and their back limbs got shorter, according to new research.<p>This change may have been …

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Arctic sea-ice minimum is sixth smallest on record

Any day now, the annual thaw of Arctic sea ice will peak and make it official: the minimum extent of ice in 2013 will be the sixth lowest since …

How To Make A Beach Clean Itself

Redirecting runoff underground could make for a much more pleasant day at the beach<p>In 2011, water pollution closed or drove visitors away from U.S. shores on more than 15,000 beach days across the country. In many places, the problem is getting worse. As coastal towns crowd with rooftops and …

Long-range forecast: sunny spell will wipe out life on Earth

Great heat will make Earth uninhabitable in 3bn years, say scientists, and journey to balmy Mars may be best escape route<p>If the end of the summer, the short, cold days, and party conference season were not enough to bring on the gloom, scientists have calculated when life on Earth must come to an …

The Big Bang May Not Have Spawned The Universe After All

Our universe might actually be the result of the collapse of a four-dimensional star.<p>According to a new paper posted on Arxiv, the Big Bang may not have been what we think it is. In fact, there may have been no Big Bang at all--our universe may have come from an entirely different source.<p>The Big …