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The 30-year Performance of the Amazing Shuttles

On this day in 1976, NASA publicly unveils its first space shuttle, the Enterprise, during a ceremony in Palmdale, California. Development of the spacecraft cost…

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Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the Moon

On this day in 1969, 50 years ago this evening at 22:56 PM EDT, American astronaut Neil Armstrong, standing nearly 240,000 miles from Earth, speaks…

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson Earns "Buzzkill" Title, Destroys Zombie Fantasies (VIDEO)

On this past Thursday’s episode of The Daily Show, astrophysicist and “buzzkill of science” (according to Jon Stewart) Neil DeGrasse Tyson showed why he got his nickname….

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Think Gen-Y Is Useless? Think Again. These Kids Will Change The World (VIDEO)

The Google Science Fair is not an ordinary science fair with model volcanoes and potato batteries. Semi-finalists for the 2013 Google Science Fair created, among other things:…

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Science Gets A Sucker Punch From Climate Change Deniers (VIDEO)

In an unexpected move, the House Republican leadership pulled “The Science Laureates of the United States Act of 2013” after they received complaints from climate…

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It's Global Warming, Stupid!

Ever hear of a town called Norilsk? Until this week, neither did I. Norilsk is a little Siberian town of over 100,000 residents, which has…

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