The vast majority of matter in the universe is plasma: electrically charged gas. Scientists are untangling how dust interacts with plasma both in space and experimentally closer to home.
After half a century of trying, scientists have finally caught a glimpse of the magnetic process that fuels space weather and the northern lights.
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Astronomers think they may have found evidence within our galaxy of some of the missing matter thought to make up our universe.
It's not easy – but we are moving in the right direction.