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The Sun gets squirrelly

Amazing facts about our restless star.
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For those in the Northern Hemisphere, the Sun is now at its highest point of the year. It screams out for attention. But it doesn’t get much, since for many, the relationship is adversarial. We’re warned to avoid its rays. Its ability to instigate skin tumors makes its July entry into the constellation Cancer weirdly morbid.

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