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Our Sun: Helioseismology

We can’t see below the surface of the sun. That makes sense, really. We can’t see below the surface of the Earth, either—we have to get creative if we want to find out what goes on below the crust. In … Continue reading

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Galileo and the Telescope

When you hear the name “Galileo Galilei,” what immediately comes to mind? If you thought, “inventor of the telescope,” you’re not alone. I also wouldn’t be surprised if you thought “condemned by the Inquisition for believing the Earth orbited the … Continue reading

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