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The flying saucer is baaaack ... but the weather has to be right.
The team behind NASA's flying saucer is back in Hawaii, waiting for the right weather to try out upgraded technologies for future Mars landings.
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What's your favorite cosmic view from May? We've picked 15 for the Month in Space Pictures: 
Check out views from the International Space Station, a blue sunset on Mars and other out-of-this-world pictures from May 2015.
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Solar Impulse's Andre Borschberg takes on a true adventure - six days straight in a solar-powered plane:
After more than a month of preparation, the Solar Impulse 2 airplane took off from China for the most grueling leg of its round-the-world odyssey
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The guy behind "the God Particle" gets an "OMG" price for his Nobel Prize medal: 
Leon Lederman, the physicist who came up with the "God Particle" label for the elusive Higgs boson, sold the Nobel Prize medal he won in 1988 for $765,002.
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Dawn's latest picture of Ceres is a nice preview for Dwarf Planet Summer: 
The latest picture from NASA's Dawn mission shows an unprecedented close-up view of the dwarf planet Ceres' pockmarked surface.
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Lucy's neighbors? "Incontrovertible" evidence that multiple humanlike species once coexisted: 
Lucy and her kin weren't the only human ancestors to live in modern-day Ethiopia 3.3 million years ago, scientists say.
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Zombies grab hold of our imagination on "Game of Thrones" ... and neuroscience may explain why: 
HBO's "Game of Thrones" kicked it up a notch on this week's episode with a battle scene featuring thousands of zombies and their undead overlords.
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Cosmic rays may have just put the LightSail solar sail experiment back in business: 
After eight days of orbital silence, the LightSail solar sail experiment has rebooted itself to recover from a software glitch.
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Just in time for the "San Andreas" movie, here's a bit of California seismic controversy.
A new study calls attention to the tsunami hazard posed by a little-understood jumble of seafloor faults off the coast of Southern California.
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Walrus Cam gives you a high-definition view of couch potatoes with tusks: 
After almost a decade offline, the Walrus Cam is back — providing a round-the-clock view of walruses on Alaska's remote Round Island.
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Anyone want to buy a slightly used Nobel Prize?
Leon Lederman, the physicist who came up with the "God Particle" label for the elusive Higgs boson, is selling the Nobel Prize medal he won in 1988.
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Houston, we have a skin problem. 
It's bad enough that weightlessness can cause muscle loss and weaker bones. But now researchers say it may cause skin and hair problems as well.
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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.