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November 27, 2012

Understanding space suit technology

When Neil Armstrong set foot on the Moon’s surface in 1969, he was wearing a space suit developed by the US company ILC Dover, which is […]
November 27, 2012

Steampunk Artist Transforms ocean Trash

Artist Claudio Garzón was building a curriculum for a summer art course in Los Angeles when the idea struck. He remembered reading about a soldier in […]
November 27, 2012

What would you do with a Spy Satellite?

NASA has begun surveying scientists on what they would like to do with two Hubble-class space telescopes donated to the civilian space agency by its secretive sibling, the […]
November 26, 2012

Minecraft Mania!

Minecraft fans gather for Minecon in Paris Thousands of cheering, stamping, whooping fans. Pounding dance music. Slickly produced and edited videos. Dry ice machines. Spotlights sweeping […]
November 26, 2012

Big Foot DNA Sequenced in Study

A team of scientists can verify that their 5-year long DNA study, currently under peer-review, confirms the existence of a novel hominin hybrid species, commonly called “Bigfoot” or […]
November 26, 2012

Sesame synchrotron is a flash of unity in Middle East

Amid rising tensions in one of the world’s most volatile regions, an audacious project to use science for diplomacy is taking shape in the heart of […]
November 25, 2012

Dwarf planet Makemake examined for the first time

Astronomers have obtained an important first look at the dwarf planet Makemake – finding it has no atmosphere. One of five such dwarfs in our Solar […]
November 25, 2012

'Call of Duty' Game Could Reshape Real Warfare

“Call of Duty: Black Ops 2” may achieve more than just becoming one of the biggest entertainment products of the year. The best-selling video game could […]
November 25, 2012

Fossil Forest

A fossilized forest, one that lived between 2.6 million and 3 million years ago, in the Canadian Arctic, could thrive again, say scientists who suggest by […]