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lightning at Jupiter's pole

IN A FLASH  Unlike Earth lightning, which is most concentrated at the equator, Jupiter’s strikes at its poles, as shown in this artist’s rendition.

MACS1149-JD1 galaxy

STAR START  Scientists find evidence that stars formed in a faraway galaxy (indicated by the boxes) when the universe was just 250 million years old.

illusration of ultracold atoms

COSMIC LOOP  A rapidly expanding ring of ultracold atoms imitates the physics of the universe just after the Big Bang.

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