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Dec 18, 2014 01:00 PM ET // AFP
India successfully launched its biggest ever rocket on Thursday carrying an unmanned capsule which could one day send astronauts into space, as the country ramps up its ambitious space program.
Dec 18, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Laura Poppick, LiveScience
A remote-controlled underwater robot explores the underside of stable Arctic sea ice, collecting the most detailed information yet of this largely unexplored environment.
Dec 17, 2014 08:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a proposed experiment for the newly-recommissioned Large Hadron Collider, physicists want to focus on the Higgs boson for clues as to why the universe is filled with matter and not antimatter.
Dec 17, 2014 05:00 PM ET // AFP
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he would ban hydraulic fracking in New York State, citing health concerns about the controversial oil and gas drilling technique.
Dec 17, 2014 03:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity’s discovery of organic compounds in the ground and plumes of methane in the air opens two potentially related investigations into whether or not the planet most like Earth in the solar system also hosted life.
Dec 16, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
With November data recorded, 2014 is on track to be the warmest year on record.
Dec 16, 2014 08:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Every year, the Hubble Space Telescope seems to revolutionize our understanding of our vast and beautiful universe. 2014 was no different.
Dec 16, 2014 04:15 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s rover Curiosity has found organic compounds on Mars, the first definitive proof of building blocks for life on the Red Planet that also exist on Earth.
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