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Alcohol May Be Our Lead to the Solution

What smells like a campfire, flickers with an auburn hue, and has spent a year in space? It’s the substance that twelve wine connoisseurs have had the opportunity to savor in 2021 for the sake of environmental research. Last year, researchers in Bordeaux, France sent a dozen bottles of wine along with 320 snippets of […]

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The Orionid Highlights Shine Through a Dark Year

Peaking in October, the Orionid meteor showers are one of the most beautiful showers every year. Meteors themselves come from leftover comet particles and small parts of broken asteroids. When comets orbit the sun, they emit dust that slowly spreads into a trail of dust following the orbit. Every year the Earth passes through these trails, which cause the debris to strike and enter our atmosphere, where they disintegrate and manifest as the iconic dazzling streaks in the sky.

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