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Chasing eclipses across globe is a way of life for some

Chasing eclipses across the globe is a way of life for someThese veteran eclipse chasers spend lots of money and craft intricate plans all to experience an eclipse
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
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NASA launches last of its longtime tracking satellites

NASA launches last of its longtime tracking satellitesThe end of the era came with a liftoff of TDRS-M, the 13th satellite in the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite network
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NASA marks 40 years since Voyager spacecraft launches

NASA marks 40 years since Voyager spacecraft launchesThis Sunday marks the 40th anniversary of NASA’s launch of Voyager 2, now almost 11 billion miles distant
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Solar Eclipse

Solar EclipseMichael Narlock, head of astronomy, Cranbrook Institute of Science, talks about the telescope that will be available for visitors to see the sun during the solar eclipse Aug. 21
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  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
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Spacewalking cosmonauts release 3-D-printed satellite

Spacewalking cosmonauts release 3-D-printed satelliteIn total, Russians Fyodor Yurchikhin and Sergey Ryazanskiy ended up releasing five nanosatellites by hand on Thursday.
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Nation

Turkey bones may help trace ancient cliff dwellers

Turkey bones may help trace ancient cliff dwellersResearchers say they have found a new clue into the mysterious exodus of the Mesa Verde people more than 700 years ago
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Science: DNA test results may not change health habits

Science says: DNA test results may not change health habitsGetting DNA information produced no significant effect on diet, physical activity, drinking alcohol or quitting smoking
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Can’t see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TV

Can’t see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TVMonday’s solar eclipse is set to star in several special broadcasts on TV and online
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  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
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Egypt archaeologists find tombs dating back 2,000 years

Egypt archaeologists discover tombs dating back 2,000 yearsThe discovery was made in the Nile Valley province of Minya south of Cairo, in an area known as al-Kamin al-Sahrawi
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Eclipse spurs run on safety glasses in Detroit area

Eclipse spurs run on safety glasses in Metro DetroitFakes reportedly sold as sky gazers prepare for Monday
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X-rays reveal more about T. rex and its relatives

X-rays reveal more about T. rex and its relativesThe scans are helping paleontologists figure out how the different species within the T. rex family relate to each other
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SpaceX launches research to space station

SpaceX launches research to space station — plus ice creamA SpaceX capsule rocketed to the International Space Station, carrying tons of science experiments, plus ice cream
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Eclipses create science and so can you

More than spectacle: Eclipses create science and so can youYou can get in on the act if you are in the right place for the best solar eclipse in the U.S. in nearly a century
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Scientists spot rare whale in Bering Sea

Scientists spot rare whale in Bering SeaTwo North Pacific right whales were spotted by a research vessel in the Bering Sea
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Health

Study boosts hope of ‘liquid biopsies’ for cancer

Study boosts hope of ‘liquid biopsies’ for cancerThe tests detect DNA that tumors shed into the blood
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World

Meet the new heavyweight champion of dinosaurs

Meet the new heavyweight champion of dinosaurs: PatagotitanA study proclaims a newly named species the heavyweight champion of all dinosaurs
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Science

Scientists ID prehistoric sea worm with 50 head spines

Scientists ID prehistoric sea worm with 50 head spinesThe creature dubbed Capinatator praetermissus is so different that scientists said the fossils represent a new species.
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In a first, gene repaired in human embryos
In a surprising discovery, embryos can help fix themselves if scientists jump-start the process early enough

In a first, gene repaired in human embryosIn a surprising discovery, embryos can help fix themselves if scientists jump-start the process early enough
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Cell service could be spotty for rural eclipse-watchers

Cellphone service could be spotty for rural eclipse-watchersIt will be the first total solar eclipse visible coast-to-coast in the U.S. since 1918.
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Wayne County

Expect the unexpected at Maker Faire Detroit

Expect the unexpected at Maker Faire DetroitYou never know what you may see at the annual Maker Faire Detroit which is exactly why you go. Artists, builders and dreamers come together on the grounds of The Henry Ford Museum for amazing results.
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Science

Space capsule with 3 astronauts blasts off to lab

Space capsule with 3 astronauts blasts off to orbiting labThe Soyuz space capsule is carrying an American astronaut, a Russian and an Italian
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In U.S. first, scientists edit genes of human embryos

In U.S. first, scientists edit genes of human embryosScientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases
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DNA built from scratch to alter life’s blueprint

Scientists build DNA from scratch to alter life’s blueprintTheir work is aimed at creating custom-made DNA codes to be inserted into living cells to change how they function
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Nation

Girl Scouts offer new science, technology badges

Girl Scouts offer new science, technology badgesGirl Scouts may now earn 23 new badges focused on science, technology, engineering and math
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Nation

Moon sample bag fetches $1.8M at auction

Moon sample bag fetches $1.8M at auctionThe collection bag was used by astronaut Neil Armstrong during the first manned mission to the moon in 1969
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Science

SpaceX: 1st launch of big new rocket will be risky

SpaceX chief says 1st launch of big new rocket will be riskyThe Falcon Heavy will have three boosters instead of one, and 27 engines instead of nine, which must ignite together
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World’s plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep

World’s plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deepIndustry has made more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic since 1950
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