The Toughest, Biggest, and Hottest Science of 2017
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 Published On Dec 29, 2017

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2017 has been an eventful year, so as it comes to a close we'd like to look back at some of its most superlative science.

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Sources:
Wax worms
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170424141338.htm
http://www.cell.com/current-biology/pdf/S0960-9822(17)30231-2.pdf
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-04-26/common-catepillar-can-eat-plastic-bags-at-high-speeds/8472368
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/apr/25/plastic-eating-bugs-wax-moth-caterpillars-bee

Titanosaurs
https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/08/largest-dinosaur-ever-titanosaur-fossil-patagotitan-science/
http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/284/1860/20171219
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/dinosaurs-patagotitan-biggest-ever-bones-fossils-patagonia-argentina-titanosaurs-t-rex-cience-a7883636.html
http://www.newsweek.com/biggest-dinosaur-ever-patagotitan-mayorum-argentina-647858
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/08/09/which-dinosaur-is-the-biggest-theres-a-new-contender-and-its-alarmingly-large/?utm_term=.d23f4d3a28c6
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/how-did-sauropods-get-so-big-71843199/

Hottest year
https://www.livescience.com/3650-el-nino.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/2017-hottest-year-on-record-el-nino-no-effect-climate-change-global-warming-fossil-fuels-a8039796.html
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/surprising-scientists-2017-could-be-among-hottest-on-record/
https://theconversation.com/el-nino-could-mean-2015-is-even-hotter-than-last-years-scorcher-35837
https://www.climate.gov/news-features/understanding-climate/climate-change-global-temperature
https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/global/201613
https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/global/201710/supplemental/page-1
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/was-the-extreme-2017-hurricane-season-driven-by-climate-change/
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/03/more-coral-bleaching-feared-for-great-barrier-reef-in-coming-months
https://www.climate.gov/news-features/featured-images/2017-arctic-sea-ice-minimum-comes-eighth-smallest-record
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Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Colliding_neutron_stars_ESA385307.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:This_artist%27s_concept_depicts_Kepler-62f.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Crested_Pigeon_(Ocyphaps_lophotes)_mating_display.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wax_worm,_U,_Maryland,_side_2015-07-13-13.01.17_ZS_PMax.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Chubut-Argentina.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ENSO_-_El_Ni%C3%B1o.svg

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