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Ultraprecise atomic clock network on the hunt for dark matter
Ultraprecise atomic clock network on the hunt for dark matter

Researchers are putting a global network of the most precise timekeepers ever made to the task of hunting for dark matter, the invisible and largely intangible substance that researchers think makes up about five-sixths of all matter in the universe.

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How Geckos Move Across Water
How Geckos Move Across Water

The Asian house gecko can move across water at great speed by using a half-running, half-swimming motion.

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ScienceTake: Geckos Can Run on Water
ScienceTake: Geckos Can Run on Water

A small lizard joins the elite group of animals that race across the surface of water.

18 hours ago

It’s a Briefcase! It’s a Pizza Box! No, It’s a Mini Satellite
It’s a Briefcase! It’s a Pizza Box! No, It’s a Mini Satellite

Orbiting instruments are now so small they can be launched by the dozens, and even high school students can build them.

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Russians Prepare for Spacewalk, Aiming to Solve a Space Station Mystery
Russians Prepare for Spacewalk, Aiming to Solve a Space Station Mystery

The two men will spend six hours examining and repairing a tiny hole that roiled space relations between the United States and Russia.

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Trump Prepares to Unveil a Vast Reworking of Clean Water Protections
Trump Prepares to Unveil a Vast Reworking of Clean Water Protections

The proposed new rule would chip away at wetlands safeguards put in place during the administration of President George H.W. Bush.

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SpaceX Dragon delivers cargo (and Christmas treats) to Space Station
SpaceX Dragon delivers cargo (and Christmas treats) to Space Station

A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship made a special delivery at the International Space Station Saturday (Dec.

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NASA Voyager 2 enters interstellar space, could become 'the only trace of human civilization'
NASA Voyager 2 enters interstellar space, could become 'the only trace of human civilization'

NASA has made history once again, as its Voyager space probe has entered interstellar space, only the second man-made object ever to do so.

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NASA releases first-ever audio recording from Mars
NASA releases first-ever audio recording from Mars

David Bowie’s ‘Ziggy Stardust’ alter ego would be impressed … NASA has released the first-ever audio recording from the surface of Mars.

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4,000-year-old game board carved into the Earth shows how Nomads had fun
4,000-year-old game board carved into the Earth shows how Nomads had fun

A pattern of small holes cut into the floor of an ancient rock shelter in Azerbaijan shows that one of the world's most ancient board games was played there by nomadic herders around 4,000 years ago, according to an archaeologist who has investigated the find.

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