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By Kenneth Chang NASA will be heading to a metal world. The space agency announced on Wednesday that a spacecraft named Psyche would visit an asteroid...

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By Agence France-Presse in The Hague All Dutch electric trains are now powered by wind energy, the national railway company NS has said . “Since 1...

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By Joel Achenbach The Trump people are taking over NASA, and it’s hard to predict how this will play out for the agency's human spaceflight...

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By Carl Zimmer Leah H. Somerville, a Harvard neuroscientist, sometimes finds herself in front of an audience of judges. They come to hear her speak...

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By Joel Achenbach Carl Sagan died 20 years ago Tuesday, at the far-too-young age of 62. He had many strong beliefs, none greater than his...

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By Rebecca Searles When Tobias van Schneider slips on a virtual reality headset to play Google’s Tilt Brush, he becomes a god. His fingertips become...

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By Megan Garber and Ross Andersen This conversation discusses plot points of Arrival, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Contact. What if there’s more?...

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By Gideon Lewis-Kraus Prologue: You Are What You Have Read Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at...

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By Nicholas Wade At the Salk Institute in La Jolla, Calif., scientists are trying to get time to run backward. Biological time, that is. In the...

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By Dennis Overbye It’s the beginning of a spectacular, almost circuslike end for NASA’s Cassini mission. For 12 years Cassini has been buzzing about Saturn,...