Comet Crash!

FOR a week in July 1994, the collisions of about 20 fragments of the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 into the planet Jupiter captured the attention of stargazers around the world. Comet watchers marveled, since the display turned out to be, as one astronomer put it, “the...
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The Amazing Neem

BY AWAKE! CORRESPONDENT IN NIGERIA “THE village pharmacy”—that is what people call the neem tree in India. For centuries people in that country have looked to the neem to provide relief from pain, fever, and infections. Believing that the neem can help purify their blood,...
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