The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle taxis on the flight line in 2010. (Credit: U.S. Air Force) A second mysterious, robotic space plane was launched i... read more »
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The &39'NASA Explorer&39' badge on Foursquare (Credit: Foursquare) The first live Twitter messages from space were less than a year ago, but alread... read more »
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Imagine if you could pray to your computer to stop the beach ball of doom from spinning, the blue screen of death from staring you in the face. Pe... read more »
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--The shuttle Endeavour undocked from the International Space Station for the 12th and final time late Sunday, backing away... read more »
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Can Spirit be revived (Credit: NASA) The Spirit rover, currently out of commission on the surface of Mars, could be awakened in the coming weeks. ... read more »
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.--After a last-minute Air Force computer glitch threatened to derail launch, the shuttle Discovery, carrying an all-veteran... read more »
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Given that we are unlikely to get past 2012, perhaps it's churlish to even think of what 2025 might look like. However, the indelible optimists at NA... read more »
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The Fujitsu-built K Computer in Kobe, Japan, is the fastest supercomputer in the world, according to the Top500 List of Supercomputers, to be anno... read more »
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Those who survive will think to themselves that it could have been worse. Awful though some images of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami truly are, ... read more »
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This is it. No, really. I know you might have been temporarily fooled two years ago when it seemed as if the Lost City of Atlantis had turned up on G... read more »
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Physicists at CERN have taken a major step forward in antimatter research, according to the European science organization. For the first time, scien... read more »
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Motion can present major challenges in photography in general, not to mention with medical imaging techniques such as MRIs. But a new method using si... read more »
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Lingodroids agreed on randomly created words to represent location, distance, and direction with surprising accuracy. (Credit: Screen capture by E... read more »
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Researchers develop this self-stable experimental bicycle to test theories on the stability of moving bikes. (Credit: Sam Rentmeester/FMAX) One of ... read more »
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Pay attention students' here's yet another reason to do your advanced math homework. Mathematicians have conducted a new analysis that could have a p... read more »
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Canadian firm BioLytical received FDA approval this week for the sale of its Insti HIV Rapid Antibody Test in the United States. The test, which, at... read more »
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Academics working with carbon nanotubes have developed a low-power memory technology with application for smartphones, cameras, and other consumer ga... read more »
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Necessity is the mother of invention, as they say, and it''s also widespread in Paraguay, where some 300,000 families lack adequate housing. Motivated... read more »
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The da Vinci Surgical System is often used in robot-assisted prostate cancer operations. (Credit: Intuitive Surgical) Robot-assisted surgery to ... read more »
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Germany&39's Festo says it has &34'succeeded in deciphering the flight of birds.&34' (Credit: Festo) Bird flight has fascinated mankind for cen... read more »
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