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Amina Khan

Amina Khan is a science writer covering a broad range of topics, from Mars rovers to linguistics to bio-inspired engineering — but she’s perhaps best known for her repeated and brutal attacks on the office snack table. She surfs and snowboards in her spare time.
How a single ghostly neutrino could change our understanding of the universe

Astronomers have spent a century searching for the source of cosmic rays, streams of high-energy particles that are key to understanding the nature of the universe. Now, thanks to a single ghostly neutrino, they have finally succeeded.

These long-necked, elephant-sized dinosaurs arose long before Brachiosaurus

There’s more than one way to supersize a dinosaur. Scientists studying the ancient bones of sauropod relatives have found that they grew to multiton masses 30 million years before the appearance of their cousins, the titanosaurs.

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