Science News, 2013
Major science news stories, from a Nobel Prize for the tiniest particle to a meteor streaking through the Russian sky
by Catherine McNiff
NASA depiction of the orbit of the Russian Meteor
Climate and weather: 2013 proved that surprises are possibleClose Encounter with a Second Sun
Russian meteor causes shock, awe, and injuryThe Nobelist Particle
Discovery of the Higgs Boson confirms origin of mass, clinches Nobel PrizeThe Problem with Plan B
First FDA-approved emerbency contraception is now available to all, may only work for someThe Truth About Molly and Other Party Drugs
2013 saw a rise in MDMA drug-related deaths
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