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A golden age of Earth observation.
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After staring at the sun for hundreds of millennia, humans still have burning questions about it
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Both the Atlantic and Pacific areas saw a record number and intensity of storms.
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Reporting from the Gulf, an offshore oil rig worker finds mundanity, a complacent obsession with safety, and the doom beneath it all
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There's a lot of information out there and not all of it is good.
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