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Oct 31, 2014 01:00 PM ET
The discovery of a Uranus-like planet orbiting a very distant star could tell us a great deal about our own ice giants.
Oct 31, 2014 08:15 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Friday morning, the spaceflight community was stunned to hear that Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo had suffered an in-flight anomaly during a rocket-powered test flight over the Mojave Desert in California. Continue reading →
Oct 31, 2014 02:57 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Virgin Galactic has reported that their SpaceShipTwo has experienced an in-flight anomaly during a rocket powered test flight over the Mojave Desert, Calif. Friday morning. Continue reading →
Oct 30, 2014 12:45 PM ET // AFP
At least 16 people are dead and hundreds missing after a landslide in central Sri Lanka.
Oct 30, 2014 06:17 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
During a recent flyby of Saturn's moon Titan, NASA's Cassini mission captured some breathtaking infrared views of the small world, photographing sunlight glinting off its hydrocarbon seas. Continue reading →
Oct 30, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Just 14 million years after the start of the solar system, Earth and the rest of the inner planets were inundated with water, setting back the clock for when life could have evolved.
Oct 30, 2014 10:45 AM ET
What's causing hundreds of women to join ISIS, a group that holds abominable views about females? Tara examines some of the reasons women join the terrorist group.
Oct 31, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
See that blue glow? That's the ghostly remains of once-dazzling galaxies that have since been blended in a Cosmic grinder. Continue reading →
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