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Another hazardous asteroid to dart close to Earth in 2065

Russian astronomers have discovered another potentially dangerous asteroid that is estimated to dart past Earth in 2065 at a distance of only 7,000km.<p>…

Universe Might Be 80 Million Years Older Than We Thought

PARIS (AP) — New results from a look into the split second after the Big Bang indicate the universe is 80 million years older than previously thought …

Universe

Galaxy M66

This image made by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows M66, the largest of the Leo Triplet galaxies. It has asymmetric spiral arms and an apparently displaced core most likely caused by the gravitational pull of the other two members of the trio. (NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage …

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Are Robots The Future of Military Technology?

Should We Really Worry About Killer Robots?<p>Back in 1942, science fiction writer Isaac Asimov published a short story entitled <i>Runaround</i>. Some believe …

NASA Warns Sea-Level Rise Will Only Get Worse in the Future

A new NASA model is showing just how fast sea levels are rising around the world as a result of climate change.<p>At a news conference Wednesday (Aug. 26), NASA officials described a new computer visualization of sea level change incorporating data collected by satellites since 1992 — it reveals that …

Sea Level

California sinking faster than thought, aquifers could permanently shrink

California is sinking even faster than scientists had thought, new NASA satellite imagery shows.<p>Some areas of the Golden State are sinking more than 2 inches per month, the imagery reveals. Though the sinking, called subsidence, has long been a problem in California, the rate is accelerating …