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On comet 67P, Philae serves up a world of surprises.
Scientists with the European Space Agency ’s Rosetta mission may have had a scare when the Philae lander bounced off of the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, but the bumpy touchdown actually had a silver lining: It allowed them to take measurements in two separate spots instead of one.
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The latest and greatest #Pluto image from #NewHorizons . Eat your heart out.
Pluto may be a dwarf planet, but it’s got an out-sized heart. Before NASA ’s New Horizons spacecraft flew past the icy world, it snapped and sent back this image showcasing the big, bright, heart-shaped feature covering a large part of the surface.
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Is a softer robot a 'stronger' robot? Scientists test this adorable jumping robot to find out.
If you think robots involve metal bodies and squeaky hinges, think again.
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How does this giant comet-like cloud of gas even exist? Weird planet leaves scientists scratching their heads ...
They call it "the Behemoth." Astronomers using NASA ’s Hubble Space Telescope have discovered that a red dwarf star is boiling off the atmosphere of a Neptune-sized exoplanet, causing it to form an enormous cloud that surrounds and trails the planet like a comet’s tail.
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Robots from around the world are competing in an obstacle course to be crowned the NEXT NINJA WARRIOR ... just kidding. The DARPA Robotics Challenge is happening in Pomona today and tomorrow, it's free, and it's pretty awesome.
If robots had their own Olympic games, it might look something like the DARPA Robotics Challenge. ;
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Add another relative to the family tree ...
Deep in hydrothermal vents beneath the Arctic Ocean, scientists have discovered an organism that sheds fresh light on the evolutionary link between simple and complex cellular life.
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Meet your normal galaxy-next-door ... next door to the dawn of the universe.
Astronomers using a giant radio telescope in the Atacama Desert of Chile have sighted the star-forming hotspot in a lopsided galaxy that was still growing when the universe was just 800 million years old.
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Home stretch to Pluto! #PlutoFlyby 
New Horizons is in the home stretch. With fewer than 500,000 miles and less than a day to go until the NASA spacecraft whizzes by Pluto, the images it’s lobbing back across the roughly 3-billion-mile distance between Earth and Pluto are continuing to turn up fresh surprises.
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Inspiration comes from the strangest of places.
With an equine head and a prehensile tail, the sea horse seems as odd as it is adorable -- but these strange little creatures are tougher than they look. Scientists studying the animal's square-shaped tail have discovered that it's better able to withstand attack than a smooth, round tail would be.
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Mars continues to get stranger and stranger ...
Mars is thought to have had a watery past, but when exactly it transitioned to its dry and dusty present is up for debate. Now, though, a team of scientists studying the marks on a young Martian crater has found signs that waterlogged debris flowed down the Red Planet’s slopes surprisingly recently ;— ;within the last million years.
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Scientists want to find cracks in the standard model of particle physics. But even with strange new discoveries, it's proving to be a slippery task ...
Smashing protons together in search of strange particles, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva say they’ve discovered signs of particle decays that have long been predicted, but have never before been seen.
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MESSENGER will meet its doom in about two minutes ...
NASA’s Messenger spacecraft is about to end its mission with a bang. After spending more than four years and 4,100 orbits circling the closest planet to the sun, the satellite will crash into Mercury’s crater-pocked surface April 30.
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