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Robin Burks
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I'd say this seems like a very realistic timeline.
NASA releases a broad timeline that details the technologies and space experience necessary to get humans to the surface of Mars by the 2030s.
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This certainly makes Prime more valuable, especially since the price is going up.
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ET, is that you?
The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico has picked up mysterious bursts of radio signals that could originate billions and billions of light-years away from Earth.
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The Boom Boom speaker comes with extra components built-in that will allow it to grow smarter and gain new features over time.
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Pretty cool concept.
The Trinity charger is your own personal mobile wind turbine power station that will charge all your USB-enabled mobile devices.
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No cheese for you, North Korea!
College in eastern France refuses North Korean requests to train three experts in French cheese-making to cater to despot Kim Jong-un's penchant for fromage
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This wins the internet today.
I've seen a lot of amazing Game Of Thrones cosplay, but this photo shows the the absolute best (and most fun) I've ever seen. Enjoy.
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Last night, I dreamed I was hanging out with a scientist and we discovered a new planet in our solar system. And it was knocking Earth out of its orbit and Earth was going to go careening towards the Sun. This is what I get for researching end of the world scenarios...
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Cover art, new trailer and a release date!
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Walter! Hello! We actually lost Mom last October, but I'm living in the house there in Hayti now (moved back a few years ago). So glad you found me!
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BioShock Infinite Burial At Sea Episode 2 Review: Return to the world of BioShock once more as Elizabeth and find out how Rapture and Columbia are related.
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  • Biting Dog Publications
    Author, 2013 - present
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    Writer, 2013 - present
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    Feature Writer, 2011 - present
  • Sunrise Promotions
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Author of Zeus, Inc. and The Curse of Hekate. Journalist/Writer for DVICE and FanGirlConfessions. Full-time Whovian and video gaming geek. Occasionally speaks French.
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NASA outlines the path for getting humans to Mars
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NASA releases a broad timeline that details the technologies and space experience necessary to get humans to the surface of Mars by the 2030

New radio signals could come from a galaxy far, far away
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The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico has picked up mysterious bursts of radio signals that could originate billions and billions of light-

Boom Boom smart speaker’s features evolve over time
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The Boom Boom speaker comes with extra components built-in that will allow it to grow smarter and gain new features over time.

Portable wind turbine is the green way to charge your devices
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The Trinity charger is your own personal mobile wind turbine power station that will charge all your USB-enabled mobile devices.

Scientists clone human embryos from adult cells
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Scientists have successfully taken cells from human adults and used them to clone embryos in a lab.

NASA successfully crashes spacecraft into the Moon
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After completing several short missions, NASA’s LADEE spacecraft was launched into the Moon last week.

First potentially habitable Earth-size planet discovered
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NASA’s Kepler Mission data finds a planet similar in size to Earth that also exists within its star’s habitable zone. It's the first time we

Egg protein discovery could lead to non-hormonal birth control
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Scientists discover an important reproductive mechanism that could not only make non-hormonal birth control possible, but also treat inferti

MIT designs floating nuclear plant that's tsunami-proof
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MIT researchers have designed a concept for a nuclear plant that floats in the ocean, keeping it free from the effects of earthquakes and ts

Saturn might have just birthed a new icy moon
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NASA’s Cassini spacecraft spots what might be the birth of a new moon from Saturn’s outermost ring.

Universal artificial blood set for 2016 human trials
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Recent improvements in creating artificial blood for transfusions may lead to a readily available blood supply manufactured in large laborat

Copper catalyst turns pollution into fuel
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A new copper catalyst can create liquid ethanol from carbon monoxide gas, turning pollution directly into fuel and making inefficient corn c

SpaceX tests out reusable rocket tech with today’s launch
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Today’s SpaceX launch may have a primary mission of delivering supplies to the ISS, but its secondary goal is to return the rocket safely to

Pay for your groceries with your palm
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Forget fishing through your wallet for your credit cards, this startup company wants you to start purchasing things with your hand.

Large Hadron Collider discovers exotic new four-quark particle
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CERN’s particle accelerator creates rare four-quark particles that may have existed for mere microseconds after the Big Bang.

Mars’ Gusev Crater used to be a lake
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Although it’s been a source of contention, scientists now believe that Gusev Crater on Mars (which was explored by the Spirit rover) once he

SeneoPro 3D prints food for the elderly
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German company creates new printer extruder specifically designed to print tasty, but soft, food for the elderly with swallowing problems.

DNA computers run inside cockroaches to deliver drugs
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Scientists put nano-sized DNA computers in cockroaches and turn the insects into living 8-bit computers for intelligent drug delivery.

For the first time, scientists regenerate organ in living animal
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Research by Edinburgh University proves that organ regeneration in mammals is possible by rejuvenating the thymus in mice.

How many people do we need for a viable space colony?
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If we’re going to spread the human species to the stars, we’ll need a lot of people on starships to colonize new planets. Seriously, a lot.