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Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy Dies At 83

Remembering him with the science of the TV show<p><i>Sad news today: Leonard Nimoy has passed away at the age of 83. Nimoy was many things—an actor, a poet, a singer of hobbit songs, and someone who understood what it was like to be alienated. At</i> Popular Science, <i>we, like many others, will remember him</i> …

Science Fiction

National Guard to deploy Tuesday in Ferguson, Missouri

Troops from the Missouri National Guard prepared to deploy around Ferguson on Tuesday as the city awaits a grand jury's decision on whether to indict a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in August.<p>Governor Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency in Missouri but …

New York Opens Oldest Known Time Capsule, Dating Back to 1914

The oldest known time capsule was opened in New York City on Wednesday; its contents date back at least 100 years.<p>The New York Historical Society, …

New York City

Pictures of the Week 10.2.14

Researcher shows that black holes do not exist

Black holes have long captured the public imagination and been the subject of popular culture, from Star Trek to Hollywood. They are the ultimate …

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

APOD: A Sagittarius Starscape (2014 Sep 05)<br>Image Credit & Copyright: Terry Hancock (Down Under Observatory) …

Putin calls for talks on east Ukraine 'statehood'; rebels fire on ship

KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of “direct and undisguised aggression” which he said had radically changed the battlefield balance as Kiev’s forces suffered a further reverse in their war with pro-Moscow separatists.<p>In the latest in a string of …

Japan and India agree to boost strategic ties at summit

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and India agreed on Monday to strengthen defense ties as Asia’s second and third biggest economies keep a wary eye on a rising China, with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi lashing out at the “expansionism” of some nations.<p>Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Indian …

Alleged bomb plot foiled at Manila airport, state-run media report

Manila's international airport is on high alert after authorities foiled an alleged bomb plot Monday, state-run media in the Philippines report.<p>Counter-terror agents acting on a tip interrupted a group of men allegedly assembling improvised explosive devices in a white truck parked outside a …