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  1. Planets

    Check out the first direct look at Neptune’s rings since the ’80s

    The Voyager 2 spacecraft took the first pics of Neptune’s rings 33 years ago. Now, NASA’s James Webb telescope is providing a more detailed view of them.

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  2. Physics

    Cosmic timeline: What’s happened since the Big Bang

    Energy, mass and the cosmos' structure evolved a lot over the past 13.82 billion years — much of it within just the first second.

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  3. Earth

    One 2022 tsunami may have been as tall as the Statue of Liberty

    A massive volcanic eruption in the South Pacific, earlier this year, appears to have triggered one tsunami that was initially 90 meters (nearly 300 feet) tall.

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  4. Science & Society

    Let’s learn about music

    Researchers are delving into how instruments and spaces shape our experience of music, and how computers could play a role in the future of music-making.

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  5. Climate

    Coastal cities around the world are sinking, satellite data show

    Of 99 coastal cities studied, nearly one-third are sinking. This leaves coastal communities increasingly vulnerable to rising seas.

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  6. Animals

    Orb-weaving spiders use their webs like external eardrums

    Scientists discover that orb-weaving spiders listen with their legs, detecting sound vibrations that travel through their silken webs.

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  7. Space

    A star called ‘Earendel’ could be the most distant ever seen

    A thin red arc found in an image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows starlight from nearly 13 billion years ago.

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  8. Physics

    Muons reveal the inner worlds of pyramids, volcanoes and more

    Tracking these subatomic particles can uncover surprising hidden structures.

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  9. Space

    Gravitational waves ‘kicked’ a newborn black hole across space

    Two black holes merged into one, and then sped off at around 5 million kilometers (3.1 million miles) per hour.

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