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Slow-Mo Video Reveals Raindrops on Sand Behave Like Asteroid Impacts

There's little more atmospheric than striding out across a beach in the driving rain. But what's happening as those rain drops smash into the sand beneath your feet? Read More >>

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How Greenhouse Gasses Made Life on Earth Possible

Scientists have painstakingly measured 2.7 billion-year-old raindrop fossils from South Africa. The size of the ancient droplets tells the story of how the earth was teeming with microbes when it should have been frozen solid. Read More >>