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Apr 11, 2014 12:30 PM ET // AFP
A cosmic mystery is uniting monks and scientists in Japan after a cherry tree grown from a seed that orbited the Earth for eight months bloomed years earlier than expected -- and with very surprising flowers.
Apr 11, 2014 05:45 PM ET // Discovery News
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
Apr 7, 2014 12:17 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
To prepare humanity's most complex machine for its next round of awesome physics, it's not simply a question of flicking the 'on' switch. Continue reading →
Mar 18, 2014 11:46 AM ET // Nicole Gugliucci
The space station is about to get many, many new visitors onboard. These unlikely space travelers won't have their names in the history books, though they have come from somewhere near you. Maybe even from on you. Continue reading →
Jan 29, 2014 07:12 AM ET // Irene Klotz
In an effort to exploit in-situ resources on the moon and Mars, NASA is designing instruments that could aid future manned missions to both destinations.
Jan 23, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
I, for one, welcome our new space insect overlords... and the swarming RoboAnts they will inspire.
Jan 3, 2014 06:42 PM ET // Jason Major
Astronaut researchers on board the ISS are working to develop a special kind of water that actually makes things burn -- except without the flame part. Continue reading →
Dec 20, 2013 12:28 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In an orbital first, a robot has held its own in a conversation with a human.
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