What’s the Worst Planet?

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The best planet is Earth, objectively, and I only say that because I live there. Other than Earth, you might find fans of Jupiter, Mars, and even Mercury. But what about planets that absolutely stink? Are there planets which aren’t and will never be habitable, have absolutely nothing interesting to study, or just…

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https://gizmodo.com/whats-the-worst-planet-1831950750

If You’re Missing a Colossal Disk of Ice, This City in Maine Definitely Found It

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This week in the city of Westbrook, Maine, a huge, rotating circle of ice formed on the Presumpscot River. While it seems like it could be an omen of the impending apocalypse or a particularly low-effort attempt at a crop circle by extraterrestrials, in reality it appears to be another example of a natural yet rare …

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https://earther.gizmodo.com/if-youre-missing-a-colossal-disk-of-ice-this-city-in-m-1831759186

The Biggest Science Stories of 2018

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This year taught us more about distant planets and our own world, about the ways we’re influencing our environment and the ways we’re changing ourselves. A whole lot of stuff happened, and last January seems like it was, well, a year ago.

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https://gizmodo.com/the-biggest-science-stories-of-2018-1830693592