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ISS Astronauts Playing Around With Water And A GoPro (Video)

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What happens when ISS astronauts get a GoPro to play around with? They drown it.

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Check Out These Alien Surfaces Of Our Solar System

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Alien surfaces of our Solar System.

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Earth’s Ozone Layer Still Under Threat

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Ozone layer still under threat due to large amount of carbon tetrachloride.

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NASA’s Cassini Will Take A Closer Look At The Six-Sided Hurricane On Saturn (Video)

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Cassini will take a closer look at the mysterious hexagon-shaped vortex on Saturn later this month.

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Hennessey Venom F5 Details Revealed, Targets 290mph And World Top Speed Record

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Hennessey Venom F5

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Video: Could Comet ISON Lose Its Tail on Thanksgiving?

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The much observed comet will be making a dangerous journey around our sun tomorrow, just in time for your Thanksgiving entertainment.

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NASA’s MAVEN Mission to Mars Launched Today (Videos)

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The MAVEN spacecraft, which stands for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN, sat atop an Atlas 5 rocket at 1:28 EST earlier today, blasting off from the Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida. It's going to take ten months for MAVEN to reach its destination.

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NASA Video: Spectacular “Canyon of Fire” on the Sun

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Last month, our very own sun experienced quite the spectacular phenomenon that NASA is calling the "canyon of fire." And they got it all on video.

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Using Nuclear Weapons to Prevent a Real Armageddon

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While we deal with our Earth-bound problems, scientists have recognized that a "devastating" asteroid is currently hurtling its way toward our planet and it could wipe us all out when it makes impact in a few years.

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Hubble Video: Galaxies Collide, Gorgeous “Cosmic Bloom” Results

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No, it's not the most imaginative or creative of names, but the galaxy dubbed PGC 6240 could be one of the most interesting. It has "hazy petal-like shells" that form a "pale rose in the sky."

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NASA Interested In Fuelless Laser Thruster (Video)

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A new thruster design, which involves using the energy from a laser’s photons for pushing a spacecraft away from that laser’s emitter, is getting funding from NASA.

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Brewing Beer In Space

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Is it a good idea to brew beer in space? It could be. 6th-grader Michal Bodzianowski’s experiment could lead to space breweries in the future.

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The Microwave Could Charge Your Devices In The Future (Video)

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Pizza Rolls and reheated leftovers, that's all a microwave is good for, right? Not necessarily. What if we told you that your microwave could be used to charge your devices? Crazy, we know.

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Soil of Mars Contains Water Beyond Polar Ice Caps

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While it has been known that some frozen water can be found in the polar ice caps, a soil sample extracted by the Curiosity Rover has discovered that water could be much closer at hand.

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Commercial Space Travel Coming Next Year (Video)

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According to Sir Richard Branson, commercial space travel is going to be a reality in 2014.

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