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Nuclear Industry Should Plan For Rare Disasters: Experts
Expect the unexpected when it comes to nuclear power accidents, experts said Thursday in a report on the lessons learned from the 2011 disaster in Fukushima.
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Russia Cargo Ship Makes Fast Trip to Space Station
A robotic Russian spacecraft filled with supplies for the International Space Station's crew made an express delivery to the orbiting outpost.
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A Dirty Trick for SETI: Go After Alien Polluters
Researchers say it's theoretically possible to identify an advanced civilization on an alien planet by the chemical signature of its pollution.
NASA Puts Out Call for Mars Satellite Network
In what may be the ultimate in long-distance phone service, NASA has put out a call for a commercially owned and operated satellite network on Mars.
Audit: NASA Doesn't Have the Money for Big Rockets
The Government Accountability Office says NASA's Space Launch System is at "high risk" of missing a test flight in 2017 due to a lack of money.
After Apollo 11, Moon Trips Are Making a Comeback
Forty-five years after Apollo 11, traffic to the moon could soon be on the upswing again, thanks in part to a commercial space race.
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Stellar Pic: Young Stars Sparkle in the Cosmic Dust
A family of bright young stars group together against a background of glowing clouds in a new photo from an ESO observatory.
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Humans Mistaken For Machines During Turing Tests
No machine has yet succeeded to reliably convince people it's real — and in fact, a few humans have failed, too, as a new study points out.
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'My Saddest Photo': Astronaut Sees Gaza Conflict
German astronaut Alexander Gerst posted an image Wednesday on Twitter of Gaza and Israel as seen from the International Space Station.
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