The Rubber Ducky Comet Blasted a Magnetic Path Through Space
Rosetta's comet sent a magnetic shock wave screaming out in front of it, blazing a trail through the stellar wind. And scientists just found it.
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Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson Looks Ahead to Beginning Commercial SpaceShipTwo Flights
With a first flight to the edge of space under the company's belt, Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson believes commercial flights of SpaceShipTwo could begin some time...
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Riccardo Giacconi, 87, Explorer of the Universe Through X-Rays, Dies
A Nobel laureate, he traced the X-rays emitted by black holes, exploding stars and other violent actors to help understand the workings of the cosmos.
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Branson's Virgin Galactic Rockets 51 Miles Into Space, Sets Space Tourism Milestone
Branson's Virgin Galactic rockets 51 miles into space; takes a leap for space tourism.
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Video from Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity shows stunning view from edge of space
The spaceplane reached an altitude of 51.4 miles.
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Facing criticism, Harvey Milk Plaza redesign abandons elevated terrace | Hoodline
A freeform structure will take the place of the much-criticized elevated canopy originally proposed for the space.
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Indiana State University group to honor Jamal Khashoggi
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - A journalism group at Indiana State University is taking steps to honor alumnus and slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The university's chapter of the...
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Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse Is Filled With Spider-People. Here's Who They Are
Miles Morales, who took up the mantle of Spider-Man in the comics seven years ago , gets his onscreen debut in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The movie outlines his origin...
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Astronomers spot giant sun giving birth to new star
The moment a young “Mini-Me” star is born orbiting another giant sun has been spotted by astronomers. Unusually the star is forming in the same way that our sun was, from a...
16 hours ago - New York Post
The Trump Organization Tried to Massively Overcharge Trump's Own Inaugural Committee for Hotel Space, LOL
The eleven-billionth Trump corruption story of the last 48 hours involves the Trump inaugural committee (which was a freestanding non-profit entity that raised money from...
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Johnson & Johnson stock plummets after report claims it knew about asbestos...
Johnson & Johnson's stock tumbled 10 percent on Friday - wiping out close to $40 billion of its market value - after a Reuters report said the company knew for decades that...
Federal judge in Texas strikes down Affordable Care Act
A federal judge in Texas said on Friday that the Affordable Care Act's individual coverage mandate is unconstitutional.
Sri Lanka's disputed prime minister resigns to end impasse
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka's disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned, saying he wants to end a political impasse over his appointment. Rajapaksa signed his...
Poland's ruling conservatives strike strong pro-EU tone
WARSAW, Poland - Poland's prime minister and other leaders of the ruling conservative party, long seen as euroskeptic, set a strongly pro-European tone at a party convention...
19-year-old soldier from Johnstown dies in Afghanistan
Pfc. Joshua Mikeasky is the third soldier from Western Pennsylvania to die in the past month in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel.
Trump: Budget director Mick Mulvaney named acting chief of staff
Mick Mulvaney will replace John Kelly, who is leaving at the end of the year.
‘Yellow vests' take to French streets in fifth Saturday of protests
PARIS - Thousands of protesters took to the streets of French cities on Saturday in the fifth weekend of nationwide demonstrations against Emmanuel Macron's government, despite...
Trump names Mulvaney 'acting' chief of staff
Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, will become the acting White House chief of staff replacing John Kelly
Ukraine Orthodox leaders to approve break with Russia church
KIEV, Ukraine - Thousands of people have gathered outside a Kiev cathedral to witness the birth of a new Ukrainian Orthodox Church as tensions between Ukraine and Russia...
Texas judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional
FORT WORTH, Texas - A federal judge in Texas has ruled President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor ruled Friday that last...