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  • Snapshot

    Bulging with a galaxy’s data

    Astronomers get to the heart of the Milky Way.

    More than 250 million stars in the bulge at the heart of the Milky Way have been surveyed in near-ultraviolet, optica...

    Astronomy October 28, 2020
  • History

    Hippocrates and willow bark?

    What you know about history of aspirin is probably wrong.

    By Philippa Martyr, University of Western Australia Aspirin is one of the most widely used drugs in the world. Its...

    Medicine October 27, 2020