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XENON1T experiment

WIMPING OUT  The XENON1T experiment (contained inside the large tank above, at left) reports no hint of any interactions from particles of dark matter within, despite a yearlong search.

Pluto

The International Astronomical Union’s vote in 2006 to demote Pluto to dwarf planet status merely created “the illusion of scientific consensus,” according to a recent paper.

plasma blob in sun's atmosphere

PLASMA PRECIPITATION  Blobs of plasma can fall like rain in the sun’s atmosphere, as seen in the center of this image of a solar flare from July 2012. New observations spotted such rainfall in other surprising spots.

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