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BOOM CLAP  Scientists captured the first acoustic image of thunder (right) emanating from an artificially triggered lightning strike (left). Warmer colors indicate louder measured sound waves.

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Ocean sunfish (Mola mola) hang out at the water’s surface to warm up after diving deep to find food, a new study finds.

A 60-minute exposure of Mount Teide in the Canary Islands

AS THE WORLD TURNS  A 60-minute exposure of Mount Teide in the Canary Islands shows star trails, a product of Earth’s spin. Tiny deviations in Earth’s rotation rate could account for difficulties in measuring Newton’s gravitational constant, a new study suggests.

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