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NASA moon landing engineer John C. Houbolt dies at 95

John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died.

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Ancient Landscape Is Found Under Two Miles Of Ice In Greenland

A revelation goes against widely held ideas about how some glaciers work, and it suggests that at least parts of Greenland's ice sheet survived periods of global warming intact.

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Scientists discover 4 new species of 'killer' sponges off Pacific coast

Scientists have discovered four new species of carnivorous sponge off the Pacific Coast, including one deadly variety found hanging from the deep-sea ridges off southern Vancouver Island.

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The telescope big enough to spot signs of alien life on other planets

A new telescope – the largest ever – being built on a Chilean mountain will be able to observe planets outside the solar system for the first time, writes Robin McKie

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Scientists say a laser could induce rain and lightening

Scientists at the University of Central Florida believe they've developed a technique, using a laser, to induce clouds to drop rain and hurl thunderbolts.

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NASA's space station Robonaut finally getting legs

Robonaut, the first out-of-this-world humanoid, is finally getting its space legs. For three years, Robonaut has had to manage from the waist up...

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SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft is closing in on the International Space Station (ISS) for an Easter Sunday arrival. Following a slight hiccup with her quad thrusters, the spacecraft has.....

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