Watch: SpaceX Rocket Detonated Mid-Flight During Test

A SpaceX rocket detonated automatically when a problem was detected during a test flight

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Oceans and the climate: Davy Jones's heat locker

OVER the past few years one of the biggest questions in climate science has been why, since the turn of the century, average surface-air temperatures on Earth have not risen, even though ...

Thu 21 Aug 14 from The Economist

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GPS Network Weighs Drought in the U.S. West

240 gigatons of water lost, according to new measurement tech

Fri 22 Aug 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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Evidence of Absolutely Enormous Dead Stars Discovered

Astronomers have a pretty good idea about what the first stars in the universe must have looked like. Theorists say they should have been gigantic, weighing in at anywhere from 20 times the ...

Fri 22 Aug 14 from TIME

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Voyager map details Neptune's strange moon Triton

( ŚNASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft gave humanity its first close-up look at Neptune and its moon Triton in the summer of 1989. Like an old film, Voyager's historic footage of Triton has ...

Fri 22 Aug 14 from

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Check Out the Freezing Cold Place Where Scientists Found Life

There are close to 4,000 organisms living in the lake, which hasn't seen sunlight for millions of years

Thu 21 Aug 14 from TIME

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'Thigh Bone' on Mars Is Just Another Rock, NASA Says

A photo from NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars set the Internet abuzz this week with claims that the robot had found a "thigh bone" on the Red Planet. But not so fast. That so-called bone? Just ...

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Sea Plankton Found Living on Outside of Space Station, Russians Say

The human crew aboard the International Space Station may not be the only group of living creatures hurtling through space: microscopic sea plankton could also be hitching a ride. Vladimir ...

Thu 21 Aug 14 from Discover Magazine

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Juvenile Coral and Fish Know When a Reef Has Gone Bad

Too much seaweed and they're out of there

Fri 22 Aug 14 from TIME

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Airlines on alert as eruption begins in Iceland

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano began erupting Saturday under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, prompting the country to close the airspace over the volcano.

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