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Some geeks said they teared up when they heard Hillary Clinton give a shout-out to science:
At least one line from Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's acceptance speech tickled the geekerati: "I believe in science."
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If you see a prototype spaceship trucking down the highway, that may be the Dream Chaser:
Sierra Nevada Corp. says its full-scale Dream Chaser spaceship prototype is at last ready to be sent to a NASA center in California for test flights.
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Jeff Bezos may bring lessons from Amazon and Blue Origin to the Pentagon:
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is joining the Defense Innovation Advisory Board, a 15-member panel that's meant to help the Pentagon adopt private-sector ideas.
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Virgin America takes a big step toward putting Alaska Air merger into effect; more big steps lie ahead:
Virgin America said today that its shareholders have approved the air carrier's $2.6 billion merger with Seattle-based Alaska Air Group.
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After 16 months of trekking, the first solar-powered flight around the world nears its end:
The Swiss-built Solar Impulse 2 airplane rose into the skies over Cairo, Egypt, tonight to finish off its 16-month, 22,000-mile, fuel-free journey around t
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Some technologies from "Star Trek Beyond" parallel military technologies in real life:
"Star Trek Beyond" introduces some new twists for familiar science-fiction technologies ranging from cloaking devices to weaponry and space habitats.
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"The Martian" meets "Cosmos"! Check out this trailer from National Geographic Channel's "Mars":
The trailer for National Geographic Channel's "Mars" miniseries blends future fiction and modern-day musings about the Red Planet.
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How is spaceflight bad for your health? Here's another concern about space radiation:
Is deep-space radiation hazardous to your cardiovascular system? A newly published study focusing on the Apollo astronauts suggests that it is.
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Last night's "meteor" wasn't one, but there may be lots of real meteors tonight:
Observers across the western United States oohed and ahhed over a fireball that was traced to the re-entry of a Chinese rocket stage
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Congrats to Solar Impulse on the completion of the first-ever fuel-free round-the-world flight:
Solar Impulse's 22,000-mile flight around the world ends with a solar-powered landing in the dark in Abu Dhabi, where it all began more than 16 months ago.
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Check out seven of the most amazing views of Earth from the DSCOVR satellite:
NASA's video lets you zoom through an entire year's worth of Earth views from the DSCOVR satellite in less than three minutes.
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Technology outpaces policy when it comes to the Internet of Things ... says a policymaker.
The technology behind the Internet of Things is moving much more quickly than public policy, says U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash.
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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.