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    The majority of the more than 850 exoplanets discovered thus far are 'hot Jupiters,' gas giants that orbit close to their host star. These planets are far from Earth-like, but they still have a great deal to teach us about the variety of worlds that
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    A new study suggests that scientists may soon be able to predict sunspots before they're visible to the human eye. Sunspots are the starting point for coronal mass ejections - powerful bursts of energy that sometimes hit the Earth.
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    "The thermosphere", the layer of Earth's atmosphere that meets space, recently collapsed and is now rebounding again...and we don't know why. The thermosphere is important because it shields us from the Sun's Extreme Ultraviolet Photons.
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