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Sea level rise is outpacing previous estimates. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

  Scientists from the University of Copenhagen have created a mathematical model disputing commonly expected rates of sea level rise, arguing that most projections underestimate the speed at which the levels are increasing. Their study, published Tuesday in Ocean Science, Read more…


The vicinity of the Tucana II ultra-faint dwarf galaxy, as imaged with the SkyMapper Telescope. (Anirudh Chiti, MIT)

  Stars discovered on the outskirts of a small nearby galaxy have led astronomers to calculate that it contains a much larger disc of dark matter than previously thought, and the findings provide new clues to understanding how the universe’s Read more…

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