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NASA spacecraft hurtles toward the sun

NASA spacecraft hurtles toward the sunThe Parker Solar Probe will fly straight through the wispy edges of the sun’s corona, or outer atmosphere, in November
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Michigan

Mastodon skeleton reassembly gets underway at UM

Mastodon skeleton reassembly gets underway at UMRemains of a mastodon that perished millennia ago are being put back together at the University of Michigan
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Science

Medication given to sick killer whale at sea

Medication given to sick killer whale at sea to save herA team of whale experts has injected an ailing killer whale with antibiotics in a rare effort to save her
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Science

Red-hot voyage to sun will bring us closer to our star

Red-hot voyage to sun will bring us closer to our starNASA’s Parker Solar Probe is designed to take solar punishment. It’s heat shield can withstand 2,500 degrees.
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Science

Red-hot voyage to sun will bring us closer to our star

Red-hot voyage to sun will bring us closer to our starNASA’s Parker Solar Probe will get nearly seven times closer to the sun than previous spacecraft
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World

1st of Christa McAuliffe’s lost lessons released from space

1st of Christa McAuliffe’s lost lessons released from spaceMcAuliffe perished during the 1986 launch of shuttle Challenger, along with her six crewmates
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Science

Grieving orca highlights plight of endangered whales

Grieving orca highlights plight of endangered whalesResearchers have observed the whale pushing her dead young along and propping it up while swimming for miles
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Science

Telescope for Wayne State magnifies ties to late friend

Telescope for Wayne State honors late friendA telescope connects Wayne State and remote New Mexico -- and brings back a departed friend
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World

Complete lunar eclipse begins, longest of this century

Complete lunar eclipse begins, the longest of this centurySkywatchers around much of the world have begun watching a complete lunar eclipse
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World

Einstein’s theory of relativity passes yet another test

Einstein’s theory of relativity passes yet another testMore than a century after Albert Einstein proposed it, his theory of general relativity has passed another test
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Science

Water is buried beneath Martian landscape, study says

Water is buried beneath Martian landscape, study saysExperts believe this raises the possibility of finding life on the red planet
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Science

Leaf blower used to see how lizards endure storms

Leaf blower used to see how lizards endure stormsTropical lizards have a stick-to-itiveness in high wind that puts TV weather reporters to shame
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World

Mars to make its closest approach to Earth in 15 years

Mars making closest approach to Earth in 15 yearsMars is already brighter than usual and will shine even more– and appear bigger – as Tuesday nears
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Science

Archaeologists find ancient pottery workshop in Egypt

Archaeologists find ancient pottery workshop in EgyptThe workshop, the oldest pottery workshop in the Old Kingdom, belongs to the 4th Dynasty, spanning 2,613 to 2,494 B.C.
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Science

Jupiter’s moon count reaches 79, including ‘oddball’

Jupiter’s moon count reaches 79, including tiny ‘oddball’A team of astronomers is reporting the discovery of a dozen new moons circling the giant gas planet
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Wayne County

Detroit gallery's exhibit aims to spark STEAM interest

Detroit exhibit aims to spark STEAM interestScience Gallery Lab Detroit fuses science and art to spark interest in the sciences among students, equipping them to take on society's challenges
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Science

Scientist invents tough, light metal alloy

Scientist invents tough, light metal alloyThe unique alloy blends chromium, cobalt, iron, manganese and silicon.
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Science

Scientists harness neutrinos to study universe

Scientists harness neutrinos to study universeUsing neutrinos marks the beginning of a new era of astrophysical research that doesn’t rely solely on light.
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Science

‘Iceman’ shows signs of a well-balanced last meal

Ancient ‘Iceman’ shows signs of a well-balanced last mealScientists have uncovered the last meal of a frozen hunter who died 5,300 years ago in the Alps
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Science

Oldest stone tools outside Africa are found in China

Oldest stone tools outside Africa are found in ChinaThe items included several chipped rocks, fragments and hammer stones.
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Science

China find suggests human relatives left Africa earlier

Chinese find suggests human relatives left Africa earlierStone tools recovered in China suggest our evolutionary forerunners trekked out of Africa earlier than we thought
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Science

NASA’s Kepler Telescope almost out of fuel

NASA’s Kepler Telescope almost out of fuelFlight controllers placed the planet-hunting spacecraft into hibernation last week to save energy.
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Science

Astronomers report image of 1st baby planet forming

Astronomers report 1st image of baby planet being formedAstronomers say they’ve captured the first confirmed image of a planet forming in the dust swirling around a young star
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Science

SpaceX delivers ice cream, mice, AI robot to ISS

SpaceX delivers ice cream, mice, AI robot to space stationThe Dragon capsule reached the station three days after launching from Cape Canaveral
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Science

SpaceX launches AI robot, strong coffee for crew

SpaceX launches AI robot, strong coffee for station crewA SpaceX rocket that flew just two months ago with a NASA satellite roared back into action Friday
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Nation

Scientists track bird flu virus in huge migration

Bird flu hot spot: Scientists track virus in huge migrationHuge flocks of famished birds scour the sands of Delaware Bay for horseshoe crab eggs every spring
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Nation

More delay for NASA’s next-generation space telescope

More delay, cost for NASA’s next-generation space telescopeNASA’s next-generation space telescope has been delayed yet again at a staggering cost of $1 million a day
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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