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"Visions of Tomorrow" wants to turn scientific solutions into a TV show (and a global movement):
Three years ago, science photographer Roger Ressmeyer came up with the idea for a show that would focus on scientific solutions to the problems facing the pl...
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Happy 25th birthday to Hubble! Hit the highlights here:
At the ripe old age of 25, the Hubble Space Telescope is arguably the best-known science instrument in the world — but that's only partly due to the scientif...
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Here's how to make the most of the Lyrid meteor show: 
What could be better than a springtime meteor shower? How about a meteor show with a crescent moon and Venus as the warmup act? That's what's on the program ...
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The weather finally clears up enough for Solar Impulse's fuel-free flight to Nanjing. And then...
Solar Impulse 2 took to the air before dawn Tuesday for the sixth leg of a months-long, round-the-world fuel-free flight — after three weeks of delay in Chin...
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Delays because the sun can penetrate the smog in china
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They're baa-aack: White spots show up again in Ceres imagery, but they're still a mystery:
After spending weeks in the dark, NASA's Dawn spacecraft has resumed tracking those mysterious white spots on the dwarf planet Ceres.The fresh pictures, rele...
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The gut bacteria of remote tribes could help us fight modern-day maladies:
The assortments of bacteria that live within the intestines of isolated tribes are far more diverse than the microbes found in the guts of Americans — and sc...
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What would YOU want to tell the aliens? Or would you just let them watch TV?
Thirty-eight years after the Voyager spacecraft sent a sampler of Earth's cultural riches into outer space, some of the folks who were involved in that proje...
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A reality check on using genetics to resurrect extinct species (or save endangered species): 
Scientists say we're on track to lose species at a mass-extinction pace, due to climate change and other rapid environmental shifts — so can we just clone th...
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With arrival in Nanjing, Solar Impulse nears "moment of truth" for round-the-world flight: 
After a three-week-long delay due to weather, the Solar Impulse 2 airplane made a dawn-to-midnight flight to the Chinese city of Nanjing on Tuesday — with a ...
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How would dragons fare during an extinction-level winter on "Game of Thrones"? 
Every "Game of Thrones" fan knows by now that winter is coming, and it could be a long one. They also know that flying dragons are a thing, particu...
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Happy Earth Week! Can Earth Day make a difference on the climate change issue?
This is definitely not your parents' Earth Day.On April 22, 1970, millions of people took to the streets for '60s-style demonstrations and marches, calling a...
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Washington and Moscow seem to have different perspectives on the future of the space effort: 
During an hours-long national call-in program, Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country is planning to create its own orbital space station by 2023,...
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Quantum fluctuations in space and science from NBC News' Alan Boyle
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Cosmic Log (est. 2002) brings together news about Mars, Hubble, SpaceShipTwo, ancient mysteries and scientific quirks, as told by NBC News science editor Alan Boyle.