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Apr 16, 2014 04:35 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Curiosity may feel distant and isolated, but its orbital buddy is never far away.
Apr 15, 2014 07:40 PM ET // Discovery News
Last night, a spectacular celestial event dazzled the skies -- the Earth blocked light from the sun, initiating a lunar eclipse.
Apr 14, 2014 08:55 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Tonight's "blood moon" has inspired myths, legends, and superstitions. Continue reading →
Apr 14, 2014 04:32 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A helium leak on the launch pad has forced SpaceX to cancel their planned Falcon 9 rocket launch today, postponing the private company's third International Space Station resupply mission until another attempt on Friday. Continue reading →
Apr 14, 2014 11:44 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A backup computer failure on the International Space Station will not impact the SpaceX cargo resupply run planned for later today. Continue reading →
Apr 13, 2014 03:50 PM ET // AFP
At least 16 people were confirmed dead and more than 10,000 evacuated on Sunday after a huge fire tore through Chile's historic port city of Valparaiso.
Apr 13, 2014 04:30 PM ET // AFP
The world can still meet the UN goal to limit global warming provided it cuts annual greenhouse gas emissions by 40-70 percent by 2050, a top expert panel said Sunday.
Apr 12, 2014 12:00 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
New modeling of the Pluto-Charon system give good reasons to suspect that the surface of Pluto will be riddled with faults caused in part from a liquid ocean that once lie hidden under the icy surface.
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