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Why This Scientist Thinks Humans Won’t Go Farther Than Mars

A manned flight to Mars is more possible than ever before, so it’s not hard to imagine a day when humans will explore the rest of the solar system, …

Black Mirror

Tadpoles flying across blue sky wins Royal Society Publishing photography competition

An underwater photo of tadpoles seemingly flying across a bright blue sky has won first place in the inaugural Royal Society Publishing photography …

The Cluster at the Edge of the Universe

I love it when a piece of news comes out that ties in so neatly with a recent episode of Crash Course Astronomy: Hard on the heels of my talking …

Universe

Bill Nye says bubbling air into Earth's oceans might save the planet from ourselves

In keeping true to form, Nye laid down his opinion on yet another contentious but intriguing field during an interview with National Geographic on Nov. 15.<p>In the chat, Nye said he believes that geoengineering — a family of techniques to hack the environment — could be a game-changer for combating …

Global Warming

After Paris attacks, fugitive slipped through police dragnet

PARIS (AP) — Hours after the synchronized attacks that terrorized Paris, French police questioned and released the suspect who is now the focus of an …

France

The Morning After the Paris Attacks: Pictures

Krakow

Can Surfing Reprogram the Veteran’s Brain?

Four men in camouflage fatigues stop our car. “ID,” one says.<p>I pull out my wallet and hand him my license.<p>“What’re you doing on base?” the soldier asks.<p>“We’re going surfing,” I tell him, nodding at the boards stacked in the back of the car. He glances at my friend, in the passenger seat, who I’ll …

Artist Paints Ephemeral Portraits on Vintage Paper Using Coffee as a Medium

Michael Aaron Williams is globally recognized for his statement street art that aims to provoke dialogue and stimulate social commentary. However, the Tennessee native has also become renowned for his detailed coffee paintings that capture the ephemeral nature of his subjects. Intimate and fragile, …

Art

American 'space pioneers' deserve asteroid rights, Congress says

In a rare bipartisan moment US lawmakers opened up the possibility of mining on other worlds despite an international treaty barring sovereign claims in space<p>Asteroid platinum and the briny water on Mars may soon be available for plunder, Republicans and Democrats have agreed, advancing a bill that …

State challenges Utah judge's order to take baby away from her lesbian foster parents

<b>UPDATED 5:10 p.m. PT Nov. 12, 2015</b><p>State officials are challenging a Utah judge's order to remove a child from her lesbian foster parents. Earlier …

Video shows officers tasing man who later died

<b>(CNN) —</b> Graphic video shows the minutes leading up to the death of a Virginia man while in police custody.<p>Officers can be seen tasing Linwood Lambert, 46, multiple times while he is handcuffed, outside a hospital where the officers had initially taken him for medical help.<p>The incident happened in …

South Boston

I’m Challenging Photojournalists To Take It a Step Further

In a changing media landscape, photographers need to be distributors too. And know their targeted audiences.<p><i>by</i> <i>David Schonauer</i><p>Acclaim is one thing. …

Should Human Stem Cells Be Used To Make Partly Human Chimeras?

An intense debate has flared over whether the federal government should fund research that creates partly human creatures using human stem cells.<p>The National Institutes of Health declared a moratorium in late September on funding this kind of research. NIH officials said they needed to assess the …

Cop who fatally shot motorist in back cleared of all charges

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A small-town police officer who fatally shot an unarmed motorist in the back as he lay facedown on the ground was acquitted …

Pennsylvania

Photo Booth for Dogs Reveals the Playful and Compassionate Nature of All Breeds

Photographer Lynn Terry designed a dog-friendly photo booth that's allowed her to show the world just how loving pit bulls can be. For a local animal rescue, the artist created a calendar featuring photogenic pits who were adorably posing within her unique construction. Since the resulting images …

Animal Rescue

Family portrait of Mars dust devils

A telescopic camera on a Mars orbiter caught these 8 dust devils in a single afternoon.<p>A team of Mars-watchers at the University of Arizona’s Lunar …

Astronomy