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Last June, Elon Musk and Space X suffered a major loss when a Falcon 9 rocket exploded just after launch. Yesterday, it was a very different story.

SpaceX Launches and Lands Falcon 9 Rocket

Last June, Elon Musk and Space X suffered a major loss when a Falcon 9 rocket exploded just after launch. Yesterday, it was a very different story.

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A big announcement from NASA today: liquid water has been discovered on the surface of Mars. How was this discovery made, and what ramifications does it have for science?

Life on Mars?

A big announcement from NASA today: liquid water has been discovered on the surface of Mars. How was this discovery made, and what ramifications does it have for science?

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It might be one of the most important scientific discoveries in a generation: Astronomers at the South Pole say they’ve discovered the first direct evidence of how the universe rapidly…

A Glimpse Into the Big Bang

It might be one of the most important scientific discoveries in a generation: Astronomers at the South Pole say they’ve discovered the first direct evidence of how the universe rapidly…

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