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Air Quality is Worse in African American Neighborhoods. This Community is Fighting Pollution with Data

During the separate-and-unequal era of Jim Crow segregation, African American neighborhoods all over all country faced racially targeted land use decisions. These policies...

Cleaning Fumes Linger a Long Time in Your Home — and Cracking a Window Doesn’t Help

Anyone who has ever left their toaster unsupervised for too long knows what to do. After attempting to rescue your charred bread, you...

Fossil Fuel Emissions Contribute More Methane Than Previously Estimated

New research indicates that fossil fuels contribute more methane, one of the most powerful greenhouse gases, to the atmosphere than previously thought.The difference...

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Luke Skywalker gets a new yellow lightsaber this May

(Image credit: Marvel Comics)Marvel Comics' "Star Wars" series is currently exploring the post-"Empire Strikes Back" period, and in May, writer Charles Soule and artist Jesús Saiz...

A Star’s Auroras Light the Way to a New Exoplanet

In doing so, they found GJ 1151, a faint star with a shockingly long-lived emission. GJ 1151 belongs to a class of stars...

Massive Galactic Battle Results in Spectacular Fateful Embrace

Caldwell 60/61. Credit: NASA This Hubble image shows two galaxies locked in a fateful embrace. Caldwell 60 (NGC 4038) and Caldwell 61 (NGC 4039)...

China wants to build a new space station. A launch planned for April will help prepare.

China's space program is planning a launch in April to prepare for building the country's next space station.A Long March 5B rocket will...