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These 11 beautiful photographs of ballet dancers in NYC will have you dancing in the streets

It’s always incredible when artists collaborate, and it often creates even more impressive work. That must have been what photographer Omar Z. Robles …

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Keep dancing: the ballet stars leaping through the age barrier

“I felt I’d outgrown my shoes,” says Wendy Whelan. “My mind had expanded beyond what was being asked of me.” When Whelan retired from New York City Ballet last year, the art form lost one of its most incisive, poetic and adventurous ballerinas. Yet classical ballet’s loss has been contemporary …

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NEWS ROUNDUP: Ballerina Misty Copeland To Make Broadway Debut In “On The Town”…AND MORE

Source: (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic) / Getty<p>This past week has been nothing short of amazing for ballet dancer <b>Misty Copeland</b>. She recently made …

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Misty Copeland seeks new challenge in Broadway debut

As the curtain falls on the American Ballet Theatre's spring 2015 season, newly named and first African-American female principal dancer Misty …

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A mom wrote a letter to the NYC Ballet about her daughter's disability. They responded gracefully.

<b>Meet Pearl and her awesome mom, Natalia.</b><p>They love ballet.<p>It just so happens that the New York City Ballet has an outreach program for kids.<p>The kids …

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This Ballet Dancer's Instagram Is God's Gift To Humanity

God bless you, Roberto Bolle. God bless the male body and also tights.

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Inside a Ballerina's All-White Loft Dance Studio

Ballerina Mary Helen Bowers — she trained Natalie Portman for her role in Black Swan — runs her online exercise company, Ballet Beautiful, from a historic building in New York City's SoHo neighborhood.<p><b>Before founding Ballet Beautiful,</b> I was a ballerina with the New York City Ballet. When I launched …

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Black Hole Challenge To Einstein's Theory

Structural changes to the Milky Way’s super-massive black hole have been detected as it emitted a blaze of electromagnetic energy, an observation that could lead to a profound rethinking of physics.<p>The images of the singularity at the core of our galaxy (called Sagittarius A*, abbreviated SgrA* and …

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Andromeda Galaxy

Beautiful shot of M31 – closest large spiral galaxy to our Milky Way – by our friend Tom Wildoner.<p>Tom Wildoner captured this image on August 28, …

Andromeda Galaxy

Alpha Cephei is a rapidly rotating star

While not one of the most conspicuous stars in the night sky, Alderamin – aka Alpha Cephei – is easy to spot, and is interesting for its rapid …

Three Projects That Make LEGO Toys Into High-Tech Tools

LEGOs aren't just for kids. They're also a maker's best friend.<p>Hand a kid some LEGOs, and you’ll get anything from a sword to a starship. The same adaptability that makes the bricks amazing playthings also endears them to makers, who use the simple toys to create complex machines—at a fraction of …

Hubble uncovers extreme galaxy called 'Sparky' - Futurity

Astronomers have used the Hubble Space Telescope to observe a monster galaxy that was hidden behind walls of dust.

Space Station Crew Member Discusses Life In Space With German Media

Space Station Crew Discusses Life in Space with Mississippi Students

Scientists Find Remnants of One of Universe's Oldest Stars—And It's Huge

The earliest stars may have been several hundred times as massive as the sun.<p>After digging around in the light from an old, orange star, astronomers have found possible remnants of one of the universe's first stars: a giant that may have been more than 140 times as massive as the sun.<p>The finding, …

NASA says new heavy-lift rocket debut not likely until 2018 | Reuters

CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - NASA’s new heavy-lift rocket, designed to fly astronauts to the moon, asteroids and eventually Mars, likely will not have its debut test flight until November 2018, nearly a year later than previous estimates, agency officials said on Wednesday. NASA is 70 percent …

Mars rover Curiosity skips 'Bonanza King' rock, heads for Mt. Sharp

NASA’s Mars roverCuriosityhas passed up a chance to drill a rock nicknamed "Bonanza King" because of its worrying wobble, officials at theJet Propulsion Laboratorysay.<p>The one-ton robot geologist was set to pull a sample out of a rock that looked like a slab of "pale paving stone," lying on the …

Scientists Have Discovered an Unlikely Way to Keep Your Dog From Barking

Got a pooch that can't behave itself in front of other dogs or houseguests? Or a new pup that is particularly hard to train?<p>Then there is some good …

NROA astronomers pin down distance to Pleiades stars

National Radio Astronomy Observatory astronomers used a tried-and-true method – stellar parallax – to resolve a controversy over the Pleiades’ …

NASA's New Mega-Rocket for Deep Space Will Be Launch Ready by 2018

NASA new mega-rocket, a towering booster designed for deep space missions, will be ready for its first test flight no later than November 2018, space …

This Weird Tumbleweed Robot Might Change Planetary Exploration

A rolling sphere of rods and cables being developed by NASA takes a lickin' and keeps on tickin'.<p>As the Mars Curiosity rover's "Seven Minutes of Terror" video showed us, landing on a distant world can be extraordinarily difficult. Now scientists are envisioning a robot that could just be dropped …

How far is a light-year?

How can we comprehend the distances to the stars? This post explains light-years in terms of a scale of miles and kilometers.<p>Stars other than our sun …

EU satellites fired into wrong orbit by 'software bug'

Two satellites commissioned by the EU were accidentally sent into the wrong orbit at launch because of a simple software bug - potentially rendering the multi-million pound devices less capable than intended, or even entirely useless<p>Two satellites commissioned by the European Union were …

Did exploding comet leave trail of nanodiamonds? - Futurity

Nanodiamonds add weight to a theory that an exploding comet over North America may have sparked catastrophic climate change 12,800 years ago.