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Skydiving Legend to Attempt Highest Parachute Jump
The fearless Michel Fournier aims to hurl himself out of a balloon halfway to outer space
Rough Ride for Space Station Crew
For the third time in five years, a returning Soyuz spacecraft misses its mark.
Reports of Impending Doom Greatly Exaggerated
Did a German teenager find a glitch in NASA's asteroid collision estimates?
Trashing the Universe
Our final frontier is also our final dumping grounds
Peering Beneath the Surface of Distant Planets
Radar technology aboard ESA's Mars Express could be used to explore other planets and moons in the solar system
Monitoring Soldiers’ Brains in the Field
Scientists are working on a device that will quickly assess whether a soldier has incurred a serious brain injury
The Human Luck of the Draw
A new theory assigns values to our scant chance of existing. So what does this mean in the search for alien life?
On the eve of the world championship of remote-control flight, an American financier, a three-star general, a jet engineer and the Air Force’s most powerful civilian have come together in Thailand to build the perfect fighting plane—at 1:5 scale
Jumping into Action
Fresh off the assembly line, the leapfrogging, stealthy F-35B fighter jet prepares for liftoff
Supermassive Black Hole Takes a Nap
Japanese scientists propose that the giant black hole at the center of our Milky Way Galaxy may be in a rest period