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One-Way, Manned Mission To Mars Just Got Closer To Reality

Mars One announces deals with Lockheed Martin and SSTL to develop technology to colonize the Red Planet by 2025.<p>Yesterday, Netherlands-based private spaceflight project Mars One announced the companies it hopes will build the technology necessary for the first private mission to Mars. Lockheed …

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There Are (Probably) Billions of Earth-Like Planets in the Universe

New research, courtesy of NASA's Kepler telescope, suggests that there's no dearth of pseudo-Earths.<p>"When I began searching for exoplanets," Geoff Marcy told me last year, "everybody said I was crazy." Back then—in the 1990s, when "planet hunting" was new and, as its name might suggest, somewhat …

Mount Sinabung Volcano Erupts, Spews Ash 4 Miles High

Mountain rumbles to life for third time in recent months.<p><i>Mount Sinabung, a volcano in western Indonesia, erupted on November 3 for the third time in recent months, according to news reports.</i><p>The 8,530-foot-high (2,600-meter-high) mountain spewed ash up to 4.3 miles (7 kilometers) high, requiring the …

Earth 2? Scientists study rocky, Earth-sized planet 700 light years away

Is it home away from home?<p>A planet with a similar mass and size to our own planet Earth, likely similarly composed of rocks and iron, has been spotted orbiting a star some 700 light years away in the constellation Cygnus, scientists announced Wednesday. But don’t expect to find your 2.0 living …

4 Adjustments Scott Brooks Must Make for OKC Thunder This Season

For the Oklahoma City Thunder, it’s championship or bust. That puts an awful lot of pressure on head coach Scott Brooks in what will be his most challenging season yet. Russell Westbrook’s second surgery and the loss of Kevin Martin leave some big holes in the rotation, and Brooks has some …

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Why a Healthy Rajon Rondo Is the Key to Boston Celtics Season

The Boston Celtics right now are like a ship without a sail. They are lost and not sure where they are going.<p>With the departure of team leaders such as Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Doc Rivers, the Celtics are in a transition period.<p>While many argue that the Celtics should call it quits this …

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VIDEO: Al Harrington pulls the chair out from Andray Blatche

Wizards forward just steps aside and the Nets reserve goes slip sliding away.<p>Al Harrington was brought on to the Wizards to provide veteran …

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