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Breaking Down ‘Breaking Bad’

Walter White demonstrates chemistry as "the study of change" in the pilot episode of AMC's Breaking Bad. Photo by AMC's Breaking Bad. With "Breaking Bad's" return to the airwaves and approaching series finale, we can't help but pause…

Science Aug 22

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Thousands of Earthlings Wave to Saturn

People around the world shared more than 1,400 images of themselves as part of the Wave at Saturn event organized by NASA's Cassini mission. The mission has assembled this collage from the shared images. Photo courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech. In…

The Mars Curiosity Rover team celebrates on Aug. 5, 2012, inside the spaceflight operations facility at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the first pictures appear on screen after a successful landing on Mars. Photo by Brian van der Brug-Pool/Getty…

The spotted owl, which dwells in old growth forests, is facing extinction from habitat loss and threats from its cousin, the barred owl. Photo by William F. Campbell/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images. The spotted owl, with its big, bright eyes, sweet…

An estimated 120,000 people have viewed the giant "corpse flower" since it bloomed Sunday at the U.S. Botanic Garden. Photo by Justin Scuiletti. WASHINGTON -- After stubbornly staying closed days longer than expected, the U.S. Botanic Garden's great…

This computer-generated montage shows Neptune and Triton, Neptune's largest moon, from January 1990. Photo by SSPL/Getty Images. A new, far-flung moon orbiting Neptune was discovered earlier this month and announced this week, bringing that planet's cache of known moons…

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