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  • NASA takes its 'flying saucer' for a test spin

    NASA takes its 'flying saucer' for a test spin
    On Tuesday afternoon, just about lunch time, a "flying saucer" was undergoing a spin test in a clean room at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The saucer is technically a 15-foot wide, 7,000-pound aerodynamic test vehicle. It is designed to help...
  • Mars rover Curiosity spots strange, 2-tone veins on planet's surface

    Mars rover Curiosity spots strange, 2-tone veins on planet's surface
    Climbing up Mt. Sharp in the middle of Gale Crater, NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has discovered two-tone veins of minerals that reveal multiple episodes of water flowing through rock — even after the lake that once filled the bottom of the...
  • White House emphasizes impact of climate change on public health

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration on Tuesday unveiled a long list of actions ranging from corporate and academic partnerships to community programs to highlight the health impacts of climate change. Tech giants such as Google and Microsoft will conduct...
  • A physicist explains 'Furious 7'

    Matthew Kleban holds a doctorate in physics from Stanford, conducted postdoctorate research at Albert Einstein's alma mater the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and is now part of the research group at NYU's Center for Cosmology and Particle...
  • Arizona home of Pluto discovery dedicates year to icy world

    A sushi restaurant in downtown Flagstaff added a Pluto roll to its menu. A yearlong exhibit celebrates the work of the amateur astronomer in the city who discovered the now-dwarf planet in 1930. And a walking tour leads people to the movie theater and...
  • The next blood moon is rising - don't blink or you'll miss it

    The next blood moon is rising - don't blink or you'll miss it
    At 6:16 Saturday morning, step outside and look up at the full moon. But don't blink or you'll miss it: a total lunar eclipse. The whole thing will last a mere five minutes -- the briefest lunar eclipse of the century, NASA says. That's if the weather...
  • World's biggest, fastest particle collider restarts

    BASEL, Switzerland The Large Hadron Collider restarted Sunday after a two-years of work to make the biggest machine ever built even faster in the hope that it will unspin the secrets of the creation of the universe. Particles were pushed through the...
  • Major missions to dwarf worlds, part 1

    There are currently two unmanned U.S. space missions currently at or preparing to arrive at dwarf planets in our solar system. Their names are Dawn and New Horizons and both have been traveling for years on long journeys getting to their target...
  • Total lunar eclipse Saturday morning: Watch it live, right here

    There's a total lunar eclipse coming in the early hours of Saturday morning, and you can watch it live, right here. Be forewarned: The eclipse is not at an especially convenient time for sky watchers on the West Coast. The moon begins to move into the...
  • Look up! Brief total lunar eclipse to grace the sky Saturday

    Look up! Brief total lunar eclipse to grace the sky Saturday
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don't blink. There's a total eclipse of the moon Saturday — and it's an unusually short one. If there are clear skies, the 3 1 / 2-hour spectacle is visible from start to finish from the western U.S. and Canada where it...
  • NASA Langley joins aviation partners to develop aircraft of future

    NASA Langley joins aviation partners to develop aircraft of future
    NASA is teaming with private aviation partners on ways to use cutting-edge composite materials to build the stronger, lighter aircraft of the future. The Advanced Composites Consortium features NASA Langley Research Center, which manages the agency's...