Denise Reed

Jul. 30, 2010

Oil Spill Update: Cleanup and Long-Term Effects

There's not much oil lingering on the surface of the Gulf these days -- but where did it go, and what's going to happen to the oil that remains in less obvious parts of the ecosystem?

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\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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