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1 hr ago | Russia Taday

Water reserves in western US being drained underground - NASA study

As droughts have ravaged the western US for over a decade, much of the water loss has come from underground resources in the Colorado River Basin, a new study has found.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

5 hrs ago | KCTV5

'Coolest Cooler' Kickstarter set to break crowdsourcing record

Don't get bored with those 20th century coolers - buy into the technologically-savvy, new millennium version of Ryan Grepper - the Coolest Cooler, and it's set to break a Kickstarter record.

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Related Topix: Palo Alto Networks, Startups, iPhone, Science / Technology, Space

9 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Satellites show major Southwest groundwater loss

A new study based on NASA satellite measurements reveals what researchers called a shocking loss of groundwater in the Southwest's largest river basin.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

13 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

Nasa TV Coverage Set For European Cargo Ship Launch to Space Station

Loaded with more than seven tons of supplies for the station crew, ATV-5 is scheduled to launch on an Ariane 5 rocket at " spacecraft was named by ESA in honor of the 20th century Belgian astronomer and physicist credited with proposing the theory of the expansion of the universe.

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17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

GAO finds that NASA's heavy lift Space Launch System is $400 million short

The General Accounting Office released a report on Wednesday on NASA 's heavy lift rocket, the Space Launch System .

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22 hrs ago | EETimes

docdivakar Good article... reminds me of what one my professors' used ...

Good article... reminds me of what one my professors' used to often reminisce with his students.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Boston.com

NASA: - First Humans Who Will Step Foot On Mars Are Walking the Earth Today'

This artist rendering released by NASA shows the NASA rover Opportunity on the surface of Mars.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

NBC Miami

Comic-Con: Thursday's Big Events

Following Wednesday evening's brief preview, Comic-Con makes the jump to light speed Thursday when the first full day of events kicks-off in San Diego.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Batman, Action Movies, Adventure, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Seth Green, Science / Technology

WCAX-TV Burlington

Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach

It isn't a household name, but the company that's at the center of a food scandal in China helps make some of the world's most popular foods, including the Big Macs and Quarter Pounders served at... It isn't a household name, but the company at the center of a food scandal in China helps make some of the world's most popular foods, including the ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Drugs, Science / Technology

Science

Planetary scientists welcome NASA call for Europa concepts

Hunter Waite has waited years for the chance to use his planetary science engineering chops on a mission to Jupiter's icy moon Europa.

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KRNV-TV Reno

SNC completes Dream Chaser NASA CCiCap Milestone

Sierra Nevada Corporation has successfully passed Milestone 9 of the advancement testing -- The 'Risk Reduction and Technology Readiness Level.'

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Manufacturing, Sierra Nevada, Aerospace-Defense

Science Daily

NASA's HS3 mission spotlight: The HIRAD instrument

The Hurricane Imaging Radiometer, known as HIRAD, will fly aboard one of two unmanned Global Hawk aircraft during NASA's Hurricane Severe Storm Sentinel or HS3 mission from Wallops beginning August 26 through September 29. One of the NASA Global Hawks will cover the storm environment and the other will analyze inner-storm conditions.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Science / Technology, Space, Weather, Hurricane Ingrid

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Gawker

Ken Ham: NASA Is Pointless Because Aliens Are Going to Hell Anyway

Ken Ham, the young-Earth creationist minister who had his ass gently-but-firmly handed to him in a debate with Bill Nye desperate and fruitless search for extraterrestrial life."

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GPB.org

What's Better Than A Total Eclipse Of The Sun? Check This

Any eclipse is worth seeing. A total eclipse where the moon completely blots out the sun, where day turns to night, where solar flares ring the moon's shadow like a crown of flame that's the eclipse everybody wants to see, the alpha eclipse that eclipses all the other eclipses.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Robots

Science Daily

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory celebrates 15th anniversary

Fifteen years ago, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory was launched into space aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Astronomy, Science, Cambridge, MA

ComputerWorld

NASA upgrades humanoid robot in space

The 300-pound humanoid robot working on the International Space Station is in the midst of getting a series of upgrades, including new processors and software, in preparation of having a pair of legs attached to it.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Space

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Freida Pinto speaks at girls' rights summit in UK

It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the... It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same ... (more)

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Ohio man accused of enslaving woman gets 30 years

FILE - This undated file photo released by the Ashland County Sheriff's Office shows Jessica L. A man accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio is set to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Science / Technology, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Israel, World News, Middle East

InformationWeek

NASA Orion Space Capsule Has Surprising Brain

New manned spacecraft will use a flight computer adapted from jetliners for deep space missions to the asteroids and Mars.

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Hispanic Business

NASA Initiates Engine Test Project for Space Launch System Rocket

According to a release from agency, they installed on Thursday an RS-25 engine on the A-1 Test Stand at the agency's noted that the Stennis team will perform developmental and flight certification testing of the RS-25 engine, a modified version of the space shuttle main engine that powered missions into space from 1981 to 2011.

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