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Amateur Astronomers Spot A Jupiter Explosion

Earlier this week, two amateur astronomers observing Jupiter reported a flash of light in the planet's atmosphere. Astronomer Tony Phillips, of, describes what astronomers know about the explosion, and whether an asteroid or a comet might be to blame.

Prize By Design: How The Nobels Put Artists On Deadline

Each Nobel Prize winner gets a diploma with original artwork interpreting their achievement. That means artists have to figure out how to portray, say, a Higgs boson — and they have to do it quickly.

Time To Pursue The Pawpaw, America's Fleeting Fall Fruit

Ever seen a pawpaw in the supermarket? Didn't think so. Ohioan Chris Chmiel wants to change that by growing and promoting this seasonal, mango-like fruit that's native to the U.S.

A Scramble In The House Pushes Paul Ryan Back Into The Spotlight

National Review contributor Neil Minkoff explains what's at stake as House Republicans figure out who will be their next speaker — and whether Rep. Paul Ryan will run for the job.

This Week In Data Collection News, And The Privacy Paradox

As California tightened its digital privacy protections, news involving Google, Pandora and other firms highlighted the way companies increasingly rely on data about their users. How much do we care?

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