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Issue VI


Winter 2015: The Sun

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR  We in Boston aren’t seeing much of the sun these days, or if we are it’s in the …


Storms from the Sun: Why We’re Not Ready

“We are not giving solar storms the attention they deserve, and the more we prolong this, the more susceptible we are to devastation when a particularly strong storm hits Earth.”


War in Heaven

LEIB CELNIK In the early hours of April 14, 1561, the residents of Nuremberg, Germany awoke to a bizarre multicolored phenomenon illuminating …


Follow the Sun

“Though researchers did not explore this aspect of addiction in their experiments, they speculate that the steady rise of skin cancer in humans by an approximate three percent per year might demonstrate the presence of sunlight-seeking behavior.”