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Father’s Day 2013: 5 Geeky Gift Ideas For Science-Loving Dads
Jun 04, 2013 17:42 PM E
Father’s Day 2013 is right around the corner. Is your dad a science or space enthusiast? Here are five geeky gift ideas for your science-savvy dad.
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NASA Mars Rover Curiosity: Watch Live Stream Of Mission Update [VIDEO]
Jun 04, 2013 14:01 PM E
NASA will host a media conference tomorrow at 2:30 P.M. EDT to provide updates about the Mars Science Laboratory mission and the Curiosity rover. In the meantime, here are several exciting events from the Curiosity rover's 10 months so far on the Red Planet.
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3,000 Evacuated As Calif. Wildfire Rages On: Can Los Angeles Fire Be Contained?
Jun 03, 2013 19:15 PM E
The wildlife in California has displaced nearly 3,000 people who had to flee the flames. Can the wildfire just north of Los Angeles be contained?
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QE2 Asteroid Live Stream: Watch It Fly By Earth Dragging Its Own Moon [VIDEO]
May 31, 2013 14:57 PM E
A moon is now traveling alongside the QE2 asteroid, which passes Earth today.
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Mars Rounded Pebbles: Do Rocks Discovered By NASA Indicate An Ancient River?
May 31, 2013 11:00 AM E
Rounded pebbles found on Mars provides evidence that water flowed on the Red Planet, according to a new study. The size and shape of the pebbles indicate erosion from the water of a flowing river.
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Mars Voyage Radiation: How Large Is Threat To Astronauts?
May 30, 2013 16:36 PM E
Radiation on Mars voyages is extremely high, NASA has found from readings from the Mars Science Laboratory. A single flight to Mars would expose an astronaut to two-thirds of the safe lifetime limit.
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Nuking Asteroids: Why One Scientist Wants To Blow Up Space Rocks [VIDEO]
May 30, 2013 14:24 PM E
Nuking asteroids that may collide with Earth is the best way to deal with them, says Bong Wie, director of the Asteroid Deflection Research Center at Iowa State University. Wie delivered his plan to nuke asteroids to the the International Space Development Conference in California.
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Mars Rat Picture? NASA Curiosity Rover Captures Image Of Strange Creature [PHOTO]
May 30, 2013 11:35 AM E
A Mars rat was identified in a photo captured by the NASA Curiosity Rover. Learn all about the peculiar image here.
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Asteroid 1998 QE2: How To Watch The Huge Asteroid Pass Earth This Friday [UPDATED]
May 28, 2013 15:27 PM E
The QE2 asteroid, a massive near-earth asteroid nine times the size of a cruise ship, will fly by the earth on Friday, May 31. Those with a radar telescope can see asteroid 1998 QE2 as it goes by Earth, and it may be possible to see on a regular telescope as well.
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Life On Mars: Does Arctic Bacteria Discovery Indicate Possible Life In Space?
May 24, 2013 16:49 PM E
Researchers have discovered a microbe in the Canadian high Arctic that may be a clue into the possibility of life on Mars. The permafrost in which the microbes were found was formerly thought to be inhospitable to life.
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Therapy Dogs Oklahoma: Canines Comfort Tornado Victims; Why Do Dogs Make Good Therapists?
May 22, 2013 16:01 PM E
Therapy dogs in Oklahoma will help comfort victims of the Tornado that ripped through the suburbs south of Oklahoma City. Why do dogs make good therapists during disasters?
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Oklahoma Tornado: NASA Release Images; 1.3 Mile Wide Twister More Powerful Than Atom Bomb? [PHOTO & VIDEO]
May 22, 2013 13:41 PM E
Oklahoma tornado with winds rated EF5 ravaged the Midwest with a force stronger than the atom bomb that flattened Hiroshima during WWII.
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NASA's 3D Printed Food: How Does Anjan Contractor Plan To Print Pizza? [VIDEO]
May 21, 2013 15:58 PM E
NASA is funding research into 3D-printed food, starting with pizza. Anjan Contractor has been given $125,000 to make 3D-printed pizza a reality.
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Russian Space Lizards: How Many Animals Survived The Recent Space Mission?
May 20, 2013 16:57 PM E
A Russian space capsule containing lizards, gerbils, mice and newts has landed on Earth after spending a month in space, the longest experiment of its kind. About half of the 53 mice died, but all 15 lizards survived.
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