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Watch Live as NASA’s InSight Lander Descends to Mars

Today NASA will attempt its eighth successful landing of a robot on the red planet by venturing to place its InSight lander—a spacecraft almost 10 years and nearly one billion dollars in the making—as gently as possible on the vast planes of Mars’ Elysium Planitia. But a soft touchdown is ...

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‘Spacesuits’ protect microbes destined to live in space

Just as spacesuits help astronauts survive in inhospitable environments, newly developed “spacesuits” for bacteria allow them to survive in environments that would otherwise kill them. University of California, Berkeley, chemists developed the protective suits to extend the bacteria’s lifespan in a unique system that pairs live bacteria with light-absorbing semiconductors ...

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Thai Cave Rescue Live Updates: 8th Person Is Out

Thai Cave Rescue Live Updates: 8th Person Is Out Video A harrowing operation is underway to rescue a group of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Thailand.Published OnJuly 8, 2018CreditImage by Lillian Suwanrumpha/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By The New York Times July 9, 2018 ...

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Will Cutting Calories Make You Live Longer?

More than a decade ago, researchers at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge began recruiting young, healthy Louisianans to voluntarily go hungry for two years. In addition to cutting their daily calories by 25 percent, the dozens who enrolled also agreed to a weekly battery of tests; blood ...

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Live Coverage of the Super Bowl 2018 Commercials

Advertisement • Last year’s Super Bowl featured several ads that were political in nature. This year, companies have been focusing more on humor and nostalgia. • An ad for the automaker Ram that used a Martin Luther King Jr. speech drew criticism online. • Cindy Crawford, Peter Dinklage, Morgan Freeman ...

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Space Photos of the Week: Where Stars Go to Live and Die

As Carl Sagan once said, “We are made of star stuff.” And so is everything in the universe. When a star explodes, it leaves behind traces that can tell you about its elemental makeup, and Cassiopeia A is a great example of those supernova remnants. The Chandra X-ray observatory snapped ...

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