Finnish researchers determined that a new type of aurora borealis is likely caused by increased oxygen concentration in the atmosphere. New aurora types are rarely discovered; this “dunes” formation was first recorded in 2016.
Scientists from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology developed a way to use citrus byproducts as an environmentally friendly alternative to fossil-based polymers in the production of transparent wood.
Researchers are using the Hubble Space Telescope to observe a Jupiter-sized planet forming in a system 370 lightyears from Earth. They say it could provide insight into how gas giants formed in our own solar system.