June 29, 2009 Space & Physics The International Space Station (ISS) is a big bird, boasting nearly an acre of solar panels along its backbone. Those panels make the ISS reflective enough so that the station can sometimes be seen from the ground as it passes roughly 220 miles (350 kilometers) above... John Matson September 1, 2004 Space & Physics Some stars are magnetized so intensely that they emit huge bursts of magnetic energy and alter the very nature of the quantum vacuum Christopher Thompson, Chryssa Kouveliotou and Robert C. Duncan The Secret Lives of Stars 10.1038/scientificamerican0904-68sp August 1, 2004 Analyzing how liquids affect the motion of ships Govert Schilling November 1, 2007 Behavior of galaxy cluster may shift thinking about gravity Govert Schilling December 1, 2002 Every time a gamma-ray burst goes off, a black hole is born Neil Gehrels, Luigi Piro and Peter J. T. Leonard June 1, 2005 Odd magnetar burst partly solves gamma-ray riddle Govert Schilling February 7, 2005 Are cosmic strings behind unusual lensing effects? Govert Schilling December 26, 2012 Space & Physics The balloon-borne telescope is set to probe why the Milky Way doesn't form as many stars as it might Govert Schilling and SPACE.com Support Science Journalism
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