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5 Reasons Why An International Space Station Should Really Orbit The Moon

If the $100 billion International Space Station (ISS) had been constructed to orbit our Moon instead of Earth, prospects for the U.S.’ human spaceflight program would arguably be much brighter than today.<p>Here are a few reasons why:<p><b>An International Lunar Space Station (ILSS) would have guaranteed</b> …

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Iraqi teams start exhuming mass grave of soldiers in Tikrit

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forensic teams in the newly recaptured city of Tikrit have started exhuming bodies from mass graves believed to contain some of …

Earth's Magnetic Field Could Flip Faster Than We Thought

'Down' could become the new 'up' within our lifetimes<p>The magnetic poles of the earth have switched back and forth many, many times during the 4.54 billion years that the Earth has been around. Previous research suggested that the process of reversing the poles took place over a long time period, …

Earth Science