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Compared to Pluto, Earth just might have a "dwarf ocean."
Scientists have been saying for months that Pluto could have a salty ocean beneath its icy surface, but now they've worked out just how deep it could go.
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Best wishes to Chuck Beames, and here's hoping Paul Allen's Stratolaunch super-jet gets off the ground soon:
Aerospace veteran Chuck Beames is leaving his post as president of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's spaceflight company, Vulcan Aerospace. Word of Beames'
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Although Boeing and its supporters see this WTO ruling as a huge victory, Airbus begs to differ:
The World Trade Organization says Airbus is continuing to benefit from what's now estimated at $22 billion in European subsidies.
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STEM education just got a $6 million Boeing boost.
Three universities and scores of other educational programs stand to benefit from $6 million in grants from the Boeing Co.
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I'm betting this has to do with the "Great Lakes" that lie beneath the ice of Europa. What do you think? Aliens again?
NASA is gearing up to unveil "surprising evidence" of activity that may be related to the presence of a watery ocean beneath the icy surface of Europa.
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An open letter that includes Stephen Hawking and 30 Nobel laureates among the signers says that "canceling" a global climate pact would have severe and long-lasting consequences.
An open letter from 375 scientists, including Stephen Hawking, is voicing concern about GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's views on climate change.
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SpaceX narrows down the focus of its rocket blast probe, but the root cause hasn't yet been determined.
SpaceX says the investigation into this month's launch pad explosion has turned up evidence of a "large breach" in the rocket's helium system.
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Stephen Hawking travels to some rough neighborhoods, including the Big Bang and a black hole:
You'd think that physicist Stephen Hawking's favorite place on Earth would be his native England, but it's actually someplace completely different.
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How Microsoft is aiming to use software to make cancer treatment more efficient, and someday even "solve" the disease:
Microsoft researchers are doing a bug bash on cancer, complete with software code names like "Project Hanover."
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Neil deGrasse Tyson can certainly geek out over the movies, but he can be out-geeked as well:
Few people can geek out to a movie harder than astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, but he met his match when it came to Thor's hammer.
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And then there were four: Libertarian Gary Johnson joins Clinton, Trump and Stein in answering 20 questions about science policy issues.
Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson gets his say on America's top issues relating to science and technology, health and the environment.
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Washington state's drone industry is much, much more than just Amazon:
Washington state officials convened the first meeting of an industry council focusing on drones and related businesses today.
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Quantum fluctuations in space, science and society, chronicled by 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 science writer Alan Boyle.
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