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Watch Astronauts' Violent Return To Earth From Inside Their Space Capsule

The three-hour trip from the ISS is loud and surprisingly bumpy.<p>If you think riding a rocket to the International Space Station makes for a bumpy ride, check out this new video showing what it's like to return to Earth after the mission is over.<p>The video, just published by io9, follows three …

Project Thor: Denmark's first astronaut arrives at International Space Station with Lego

Denmark's first astronaut has arrived to join eight crew members on the International Space Station and has brought Lego<p>Life at the International Space Station is to get a little more fun after Denmark's first astronaut arrived clutching 26 Lego figurines, specially designed for the trip.<p>Andreas …

Has Stephen Hawking solved the mystery of black holes?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Black holes have a way of capturing our imagination. That's why when Stephen Hawking recently talked about them the media went wild.<p>But what was he really saying? Was it a breakthrough moment?<p>At the Hawking Radiation Conference organized by Laura Mersini-Houghton, a professor of physics at …

Universe

Tajikistan creates planet, names it after self

A central asian nation may have no easy path to the sea, but its future among the stars is assured—at least in its dreams.<p>Tajikistan's state new …

Plane Search Shows World's Oceans Are Full of Trash

Search for missing Malaysian plane shines spotlight on giant ocean garbage patches.<p>Before Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, sea trash was not a global headliner.<p><b>But as hundreds of objects sighted off the Australian coast as possible aircraft debris turn out to be discarded fishing</b> …