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Hot explosions on the cool sun

Data from the space telescope IRIS show that the temperature distribution within the Sun’s outer layers can occasionally turns topsy turvy 
Max Planck Society – Research

Three hours of life per euro

After the fall of the Berlin Wall: additional euros eastern Germans received in benefits from pensions and public health insurance account for higher life expectancy
Max Planck Society – Research

Wild genes enhance stress tolerance

The genome of the wild tomato Solanum pennellii provides clues as to why this tomato species is so tolerant to stress
Max Planck Society – Research

Climate change alters the ecological impacts of seasons

Max Planck paper observes temperature variability across the world
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Descent onto “head” of a comet

Philae, the lander of ESA’s Rosetta space probe, will descend onto landing site J on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko mid-November
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