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Jul 28, 2014 03:55 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
The Delta Aquarid meteor shower is peaking from tonight (July 28) into Tuesday (July 29), and even if you can't catch the cosmic show in person, you can still see live views of the annual shower online.
Jul 28, 2014 10:14 AM ET
The United Nations has no shortage of, well, nations in its membership, and it's well known for cranking out a sternly worded resolution from time to time, but what can it really DO?
Jul 28, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
It turns out Africanized honeybees are not as deadly as their name, killer bees, may suggest.
Jul 28, 2014 08:20 AM ET // AFP
The four-year-old male, who survived with nothing more than a torn nail, was struck by the vehicle in Queensland, Australia.
Jul 28, 2014 01:16 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The construction phase of the world's biggest optical telescope has begun atop Mauna Kea, Hawaii. Continue reading →
Jul 28, 2014 09:40 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s long-lived Mars rover Opportunity broke another record this weekend. In addition to 10.5 years of operations on Mars, the rover now holds the off-Earth mileage record. Continue reading →
Jul 25, 2014 12:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
To celebrate 15 years in orbit, NASA has release new, mind-blowing views of the Chandra X-ray observatory's most famous supernova remnants.
Jul 25, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Comet Siding Spring is about to make a historic near miss of the red planet -- and NASA is preparing its Martian robots for the potentially hazardous encounter. Continue reading →
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