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Aug 30, 2014 03:38 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The time has come -- the little Mars rover needs its first memory wipe. Continue reading →
Aug 29, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A tenfold increase in protected coral species was announced Aug. 27, with 20 new corals added to the threatened species list.
Aug 29, 2014 03:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Russian state media has announced a Russia-US agreement to share information in the event of natural or man-made disasters, despite the escalating unrest in Eastern Ukraine.
Aug 29, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A three-way race to build a commercially operated spaceship to shuttle astronauts -- and other paying customers -- to and from low-Earth orbit is close the finish line, with NASA aiming to award development and flight service contracts as early as next week.
Aug 29, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Armchair astronomers can enjoy a cosmic double play tonight (Aug. 29), with back-to-back webcasts featuring faraway Neptune and a close-flying asteroid.
Aug 31, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Pilots fly up to 230 miles per hour just above motor-speedway courses in the the Red Bull Air Race, which resumes in September.
Aug 28, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Cauldrons forming near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano suggest an eruption under the ice has already taken place.
Aug 28, 2014 04:54 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Approximately 10 million years ago, a nearby cluster of stars erupted as a violent series of supernovae and, according to new observations, the million degree plasma from these powerful detonations surround the solar system today. Continue reading →
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