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UV Rays Strip Small Galaxies of Star Stuff

Researchers measured the intensity of the universe's ultraviolet background radiation, and say it may be strong enough to strip small galaxies of star-forming gas. Christopher Intagliata reports.

March 22, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata

Titan's Lakes May Fizz with Nitrogen

Bubbles of nitrogen gas may explain strange shape-shifting “magic islands” in the hydrocarbon seas of Saturn's largest moon

March 18, 2017 — Mike Wall and