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Hurricane

Hurricanes: How These Destructive Storms Form, and Why They Get So Strong

Typhoon, cyclone, hurricane ... all different names for the same swirling storms.
SteamPower

Steam Power: Still Moving Us, Even in the 21st Century

It's in our power plants, underneath New York City and in our buffets. In our modern world, steam is still very much relevant.
EWKPulsarsmain

Getting to Know Pulsars, the Lighthouses of the Cosmos

For some 50 years, astronomers have been drawn to pulsars, a type of dense core left over after a supernova.
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