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Martian dust storms may spark electric purple glow

From its new home on the Red Planet, NASA’s Perseverance rover may soon have a front-row view of an otherworldly light show. When the next seasonal dust storm passes through Jezero crater (where the rover landed on Feb. 18), the air around the rover could crackle and glow with purple light from the collision of […]

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Electric Vehicles Are Driven Less Often Than Policymakers Think – 1/2 As Much as Conventional Cars

By studying electricity meter measurements and electric vehicle registration records in California, researchers found that state regulators are overestimating how often people drive their EVs. Research indicates electric vehicles are used half as much as conventional cars. As the Biden administration pledges to move the country toward electric vehicles (EVs), and states like California work […]

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