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Sunday, July 26, 2015
A robot's hitchhiking journey across the U.S. is off to a slow start. The robot named hitchBOT caught its first ride in Marblehead, Massachusetts, last week, bound for San Francisco, but it still hasn't left the state.
Robot's cross-US journey   hasn't even left first state
Is science drawing closer to an alien world?
NASA's discovery of Earth-like exoplanet Kepler-452b, nicknamed "Earth 2.0," has social media buzzing about the chances of finding a faraway world, possibly with, alien life or key resources such as water.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Polish video game 'The Witcher' enchants world
Poland's new ambassador is a scar-faced hit man armed with two swords and potions against monsters and dragons. His name is Geralt, hero of a Polish role-playing video game bewitching the world.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
About 70 percent of global e-waste ends up here, but primitive recycling methods are threatening workers' health and the environment
The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum turned to Kickstarter on Monday to raise US$500,000 to restore the spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore when he became the first man to walk on the moon.
Museum uses crowdfunding to preserve spacesuit
Science and technology officials of Taiwan and India agreed at a meeting in New Delhi Monday to promote 10 cooperation projects in research and exchanges of graduate students.
Monday, July 20, 2015
With space shuttles now housed in history museums, innovators in aerospace are thinking of newer, better ways humans could reach space. One idea: What about a space elevator?
Rehabbed sea turtle Aaron released off Florida Keys, tracked by satellite
A rehabilitated loggerhead sea turtle that convalesced about four months at a turtle hospital was fitted with a satellite-tracking transmitter and released Friday off the Florida Keys as part of a contest to monitor the travels of rehabbed turtles.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
A piece of space junk forced the three space station astronauts to seek emergency shelter Thursday.
A super-dense white dwarf star about 730 light years from Earth has been caught in the act of "cannibalizing" its companion, astronomers said Friday.
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