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Solar storms could spark soils at moon’s poles

Powerful solar storms can charge up the soil in frigid, permanently shadowed regions near the lunar poles, and may possibly produce “sparks” that could vaporize and melt the soil, perhaps as much as meteoroid impacts, according to NASA-funded research. This alteration may become evident when analyzing future samples from these ...

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Combat veteran amputees brave storms, cold, to climb Everest

Chad Jukes climbing ice near advanced basecamp (6400 m).(Photo: Dave Ohlson) Two Iraq war veterans who lost right legs to roadside bombs aim this week to become the first combat amputees to reach the top of Mount Everest. They are climbing the less-traveled northern route of the world’s highest mountain from China and plan to ...

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