EDUCATION: News You Can View

Science  25 Aug 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5790, pp. 1023
DOI: 10.1126/science.313.5790.1023c

Constant buffeting from the solar wind sweeps back the outer layers of Earth's magnetosphere. The image comes from the American Museum of Natural History's Science Bulletins, which uses catchy multimedia to explain discoveries in astrophysics, earth science, and biology. Aimed at students and the general public, the site posts weekly Snapshots that focus on new findings, such as what recent studies of debris from the comet Tempel 1 reveal about its origins. Features let you spend time with researchers trying to save the imperiled lemurs of Madagascar and probing Yellowstone's explosive past—three massive volcanic eruptions have battered the area in about the last 2 million years.

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