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The sun has been in a relatively quiet period in recent years -- but astronomers say that's going to change soon.
New research suggests that the solar wind is weaker now than it has been in the past. What does that mean, and why does it matter?
A series of journal articles published this week draw a new picture of our solar system's heliosphere, the bubble carved out in the interstellar medium by the solar wind.
Voyager chief scientist Ed Stone discusses Voyager’s discoveries about the edge of the solar system.
Astronomers have found multiple planets orbiting a double star system.
Science museums aren't just dioramas and dusty skeletons anymore.
The money will be used to turn Nikola Tesla’s final laboratory into a museum.
In natural history museums around the world, art and science intersect in the de...
Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum has a lot of heart, and other organs too.
How do museums protect and preserve artistic and historic artifacts for the ages...
\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.