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Jun 26, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The story of an injured young girl being asked to leave a fast-food restaurant has been called a hoax. But its viral spread says a lot about folklore and internet activism. Continue reading →
Jun 12, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
A decades-old spacecraft appears to be in great health despite being abandoned in the solar system for the better part of two decades, the private team working to revive the NASA probe says.
May 6, 2014 03:05 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Competitors vie for the ultimate prize: a sustainable future. Continue reading →
Apr 10, 2014 08:55 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A mysterious unidentified falling object was caught on a skydivers's helmet camera. 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 →
Mar 14, 2014 11:44 AM ET // Nicole Gugliucci
A new study comparing the accuracy of crater counting from thousands of volunteers with that of experts shows that crowdsourcing science works. Continue reading →
Mar 11, 2014 12:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The International Astronomical Union -- the official body that governs the naming and designations of all celestial objects -- has once again spoken out against crowdfunded space naming efforts. Continue reading →
Oct 7, 2013 11:20 AM ET // Nic Halverson
Today’s data-savvy cartographers continue to pump out maps at breakneck speed.
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