Top 5 Science Stories of 2012 According to Reddit

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2012 was a big year for science. From tiny particles to worlds millions of miles away, there were a lot of science stories worth reading. Here is a compilation of the top five of the year, according to the point-score given by users of Reddit.com. For each major story I’ve made a useful infographic to give you some neat facts about that topic. Here’s to hoping 2013 is an even better year for science!

   Number5

“The verdict is perverse and the sentence ludicrous”. The journal Nature weighs in on the Italian seismologists given 6 years in prison.

Number4

They found water on Mercury.

Number3

The government is to unveil controversial plans to make publicly funded scientific research immediately available for anyone to read for free by 2014

Number2

Higgs Boson Confirmed at 5-sigma Standard Deviations at 125 GeV

Number1

Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity has landed safely

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