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Science Jul 15Earth, meet Pluto
After nine years, 3 billion miles and then 31 long hours after yesterday's historic flyby, the first richly detailed image of Pluto has been released. And it's gorgeous.
Science Jul 14Tomorrow’s image of Pluto will be 10 times sharper than this image below
As the world awaits data from Pluto, NASA has released this most detailed image yet, which shows a stunning heart-shaped featured on the Pluto's surface. New Horizon's zipped by Pluto just before 8 am ET this morning.
Politics Jun 26‘It is so ordered.’ Supreme Court Justices on gay marriage decision
In a historic decision for the gay right's movement, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution grants same-sex couples the right to marry. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, who wrote the majority opinion, said that gay and lesbian…
Science Jun 24Dawn over Ceres, a mission of humankind
“As Dawn got closer to Ceres, one of the first things we saw were these bright spots. It’s impossible not to be mesmerized by these glowing beacons shining out from these unfamiliar lands ahead.” THE DWARF PLANET…
Nation Apr 28Neighbors rally to clean up wreckage from Baltimore riots
Clean-up efforts are underway in a city that saw calamity and clashes between residents and police Monday night.
Science Apr 01This tiny songbird flies Canada to Puerto Rico nonstop
Every year, from September to November, millions of tiny songbirds gather along the Northeastern coastline, get fat feasting on insects and take to the skies. And then they fly and they fly and they fly. It’s long been believed…
Science Mar 26Astronaut Scott Kelly to return to space for one year
On Friday, 51-year-old astronaut Scott Kelly, who has flown three previous space missions, will return to the International Space Station, where he will remain for a year. A whole year.
Science Mar 11How the itsy bitsy spider evolved from a giant prehistoric sea creature
It’s hard to believe that a prehistoric sea creature the size of Shaquille O’Neal could teach us anything about a modern dust mite. But a 7-foot-long, 480-million-year-old marine animal called an anomalocaridid is an ancestor to modern arthropods , the…
Science Mar 10Before CNN tells Miles O’Brien’s story, watch his 3 reports on bionic arms
Tonight, CNN’s Sanjay Gupta will host a documentary about our science correspondent, Miles O’Brien, and the days and months that followed the freak accident that took his left arm — and nearly his life.
Science Feb 27That dress isn’t blue or gold because color doesn’t exist
Color scientists already have a word for it: Dressgate. No surprise to those of us whose minds were collectively blown by the dress that’s blue and black to some, and white and gold to others (though frankly kind of ugly…