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Popular Science spoke with Rick DeLano, whose movie The Principle shows the world's most famous cosmologists promoting the idea that the Earth is the center of the universe.
Recovered from sedimentary rock strata deposited in an ancient Chinese lake roughly 55 million years ago, Archicebus achilles provides a key link in the history of human evolution.
Why would a petro-state erect a solar-powered eco-metropolis in the middle of the Arabian desert? To change the world.
ALMA is finally being unwrapped, and your telescope correspondent is going to Chile to see it.
Most of the world's ocean species died--and lots of land-based ones, too--and it might have been the fault of a microbe.
The calf completely lacked a milk protein called betalactoglobulin. It also lacked a tail.
Could sulfur-based microbes live on Mars?
MIT engineer takes advantage of a mist opportunity
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The best way to prepare for catastrophe? Head to the place where they engineer it.