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Rocket Explosion Leaves Questions and Dead Mosquito Eggs

published about 13 hours ago
Rocket Explosion Leaves Questions and Dead Mosquito Eggs
Investigators are trying to determine why a rocket taking supplies to the International Space Station exploded just after launching.

Rocket Bound for Space Station Explodes

published 1 day ago
The unmanned cargo rocket exploded seconds after liftoff from a NASA site in eastern Virginia.

Directing ‘The Theory of Everything’

published 2 days ago
The Academy Award-winning director James Marsh discusses his newest project, “The Theory of Everything,” which chronicles the life of the cosmologist Stephen Hawking.

Taking Minds on a Journey to Mars

published Mon, Oct 20 2014 14:25 GMT
Taking Minds on a Journey to Mars
In a dome on a Hawaiian volcano, NASA is financing a study to see how astronauts might deal with the stress and isolation of an interplanetary trip.

A Comet’s Brush With Mars

published Sun, Oct 19 2014 21:41 GMT
A Comet’s Brush With Mars
A comet the size of a small mountain whizzed past Mars on Sunday, dazzling space enthusiasts with the once-in-a-million-years encounter.