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NASA's New Orion Spacecraft and Space Launch System

Since the end of the Space Shuttle program, NASA technicians have been developing a new Space Launch System (SLS), along with a new manned spacecraft named Orion, designed to once again lift astronauts beyond low-Earth orbit, and return them safely home. Years of development and testing are leading …

The Real-Life Science Behind The Summer's Most Outrageous Sci-Fi Movies

When inhumans attack<p>Mechanized suits, alien apes, dinosaur robots -- this summer's blockbusters are brimming with scientific-sounding conceits. But is there any real science to back them up? While you watch, here's something to chew on (besides the popcorn).<p><b>DIGITAL EFFECT: AN ALIEN-BLASTING</b> …

Science Fiction Movies

See Earth from Space With a Pink Floyd Soundtrack (Video)

If you've ever wondered what the view of Earth from space would be like set to a Pink Floyd soundtrack, wonder no more. The band is counting down to …

Thousands of Firefighters Battle Huge Arizona Blaze - NBC News

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This beautiful space wallpaper shows spiral galaxy Messier 100, located in the southern part of the constellation of Coma Berenices, and lying about …

Space.com

A nearby star cluster blazes against a backdrop of glowing gas clouds in a gorgeous new image from a telescope in Chile. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/13sv7

Watch 'Game of Thrones' mysteries explained (or disproved) with science

Sure, works of fiction are hardly subject to the rules of science, but the folks behind <i>It's OK To Be Smart</i> set out to explain many of the enigmas surrounding <i>Game of Thrones.</i> In the PBS digital short that awaits after the break, topics like the plausibility of Daenerys' dragons, winters that last a …