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  1. Record number of ions get entangled together in a quantum trapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | New Scientist

    It's a new record. Physicists have trapped 219 beryllium ions in strong electronic and magnetic fields and entangled their quantum properties with lasers.

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  2. Never-before-seen moon spotted around dwarf planet MakemakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | New Scientist

    There's another moon in the Kuiper belt . Observations with the Hubble Space Telescope have revealed a never-before-seen satellite around the distant dwarf planet Makemake - despite the fact that we've looked before.

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  3. Cassini gears up for final fiery plunge into Saturn's atmosphereRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | New Scientist

    The countdown has begun . NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spent more than a decade orbiting Saturn, dipping in and out of its rings and peering at its moons.

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  4. Mercury once had a graphite crust floating on a sea of magmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | New Scientist

    To brighten up the innermost planet, you might need an eraser. A mystery material on Mercury's surface seems to be graphite, the same substance found in pencil lead - and the entire planet may have once been encrusted in it.

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  5. Mars moons may have formed after collision with Pluto-like worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | New Scientist

    Phobos and Deimos may be a chip off the old Martian block. The Red Planet's tiny, misshapen moons are often thought to be captured asteroids, but an alternative theory suggests they are shrapnel left over from an ancient impact on Mars.

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  6. Mercury once had a graphite crust floating on a sea of magmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | New Scientist

    To brighten up the innermost planet, you might need an eraser. A mystery material on Mercury's surface seems to be graphite, the same substance found in pencil lead - and the entire planet may have once been encrusted in it.

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  7. Exclusive photos: Clouds seen on Pluto for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | New Scientist

    It can take a while to get a weather report from the outskirts of the solar system. The New Horizons spacecraft, which flew past Pluto last July, may have discovered clouds hovering above the surface, New Scientist can exclusively reveal.

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  8. Polar wildlife under threat as ice melts and makes seas brighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | New Scientist

    AND then there was light. As ice disappears from the Arctic, the waters below are changing - in ways that until now have mostly been overlooked.

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  9. Flying gold knocked the moon off course and ruined eclipsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | New Scientist

    WOULD you trade all the world's gold for a chance to see a solar eclipse every month? The same space rocks that brought precious metals to Earth's surface may also have knocked the moon's orbit off-kilter, robbing us of a regular light show. We think that the moon formed when a Mars-sized object collided with the proto-Earth around 4.5 billion years ago, splattering material into a disc that eventually coalesced into the moon.

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