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Giant sunspot doubled in size in 24 hours, and it's pointing right at Earth

Giant sunspot doubled in size in 24 hours, and it’s pointing right at Earth

A gigantic sunspot has swelled to twice Earth’s size, doubling its diameter in 24 hours, and it’s pointed right at us.  The sunspot, called AR3038, grew to 2.5 times Earth‘s size — making the sunspot roughly 19,800 miles, or 31,900 kilometers, in diameter — from Sunday (June 19) to Monday night (June 20), according to …

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Natural gas prices have already doubled this year. A hot summer could push them even higher

Natural gas prices have already doubled this year. A hot summer could push them even higher

Workers operate a drilling rig for an EBR Energy LP natural gas well near Columbus, Texas. Scott Dalton | Bloomberg | Getty Images U.S. natural gas prices more than doubled since the start of the year, and this summer’s air-conditioning season could send them soaring by at least another 25%. In the futures market, gas …

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