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What New Horizons Is Looking For On Pluto, And How

After nine years and three billion miles, here’s what we're learning from it all<p>At 7:50am EDT tomorrow, July 14, New Horizons, the fastest spacecraft ever launched, will perform the first close-encounter flyby of Pluto and its system of five known moons. During that approach, New Horizons will be …

N.Y. prison break: Sweat says he, Matt practiced escape, official says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Recaptured escapee David Sweat has told police that he and Richard Matt conducted a practice run of their prison break the night before they disappeared from Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York, a state official says.<p>Agents with the state Inspector General's office have been …

Crime

Get Ready For The ‘Is Pluto A Planet?’ Debate To Fire Up Again

If you talk to people about astronomy, you will often find a total lack of opinions, except on one issue. To some people, Pluto is a planet. To others, it’s just a largish rock in space. And we might be on the verge of settling this bar argument once and for all.<p>The fundamental issue, as we’ve …

Astronomy

Archaeology

NASA's Dawn spacecraft releases new images of dwarf planet Ceres

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is approaching the dwarf planet Ceres and new images released Monday show a closer view of the planet’s surface.<p>"We know so much about the solar system and yet so little about dwarf planet Ceres. Now, Dawn is ready to change that," said Marc Rayman, Dawn's chief engineer and …

Best Space Pictures of 2014: A Year's Delights Courtesy of Starry Nights

Of the 350 breathtaking space photos we published in 2014, here are our picks for the 12 best of the year.

10 Daily Habits of the Happiest People You Know

Want more emotional sunshine in your world? Try these simple tips.<p>You probably know someone who's eternally positive and makes you feel good just by emanating his or her perpetual sunshine. How do you become this kind of magnetic individual? Do what happy people do.<p>1. Refuse to make …

Happiness

Double amputee controls bionic arms with his mind

Prosthetic technology has made huge leaps in recent years, but the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is pushing it into <i>Six Million</i> …