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Crazy Camera Zoom Takes You Right to the Moon

The moon is 238,855 miles from earth (or 384,400 km for the rest of the world), and only twelve human beings have ever walked on its surface (Tom …

Tom Hanks

'If I burn out, I burn out': meet Taylor Wilson, nuclear boy genius

Taylor Wilson has a Geiger counter watch on his wrist, a sleek, sporty-looking thing that sounds an alert in response to radiation. As we enter his parents’ garage and approach his precious jumble of electrical equipment, it emits an ominous beep. Wilson is in full flow, explaining the …

Imperial College London

Bubble nebula

Energetic radiation from a hot, young central star ionizes a shell of gas, causing it to glow and creating this bubble in space.<p>Astrophotographer …

Astronomy

Cancer trials aim to shore up 'precision medicine's' base of evidence

Officials of the National Cancer Institute joined cancer scientists on Monday to announce the launch of three ambitious clinical trials designed to bolster research undergirding President Obama's precision medicine initiative.<p>The national trials are expected to help clarify whether and how …

Half of human Aids came from gorillas

Scientists identified pre-cursor of HIV virus in gorillas in Cameroon<p>Two of four strains of the virus that can cause AIDS come from gorillas in southwestern Cameroon, an international team of scientists reported in studies published Monday in the United States.<p>The new information means that …