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A problem with one of the Hubble Space Telescope's computers this weekend disabled the satellite's data relay system and will delay next month's shuttle Atlantis maintenance mission—the final trip to the telescope—until the crew can be trained in how to install a replacement system...
A company developing its own rocket finally got its ship into orbit, taking the private sector a step closer to low-cost space travel.
A Falcon 1 rocket lifted off at 4:15 P.M...
In a scene right out of an H.G. Wells story, a real-life Iron Man became the first person to cross the English Channel using a single wing and four-engine jet pack strapped to his back.
The results of the first auction of global warming pollution in U.S. history are in: Power plant owners are willing to pay just over $3 for every ton of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) they emit...
The Jewish High Holidays, which begin at sundown tonight, celebrate the turning of the calendar with symbolic foods (apples and honey to signify a sweet new year) and ask the observant to reflect on their actions...
When the presidential nominees verbally duked it out during their first televised debate Friday night, many people -- including perhaps Democrat Barack Obama -- were flummoxed when Republican John McCain started railing about forking over funds to study bear DNA...
Despite a slowing global economy, carbon dioxide emissions continued to rise in 2007, according to energy use figures from oil company BP—jumping to 8.47 billion metric tons of the most common greenhouse gas responsible for global warming or 2.9 percent higher than the last year's total...
The House this week approved a measure that would allow U.S. astronauts to travel to the International Space Station on Russian rockets until 2016. The provision, part of a $630-million spending package, will allow the U.S...
A friend I’ve been trying to convince to join Facebook forwarded me a LiveScience story this afternoon about a study that found that a person’s narcissism can be predicted by how he or she uses the popular social networking site...
Scientists have proposed that the United Nations establish a global network of telescopes to track asteroids and comets at risk of hitting Earth—and, eventually, create a plan to deflect them and evacuate humans in their paths...
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