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Maurice White, Founder of Earth, Wind, And Fire Dies At 74Maurice White, founder of the band Earth Wind And Fire has died. He was 74.
Astronaut Scott Kelly Completes Spacewalk Before Setting US Record For Longest Trip Off EarthNASA's yearlong spaceman, Scott Kelly, chalked up his first spacewalk Wednesday just hours before he sets a record for the nation's longest trip off the planet.
Mystery Piece Of Space Junk Plunging To Earth On Friday the 13thIt's a bird, it's a plane, no it's a piece of space junk -- WT1190F -- and it's colliding with Earth on Friday, the 13th!
4.1 Billion-Year-Old Fossil Suggests Life On Earth Started Much EarlierScientists have found fossil-like hints that some kind of life existed on Earth 4.1 billion years ago -- when the planet was a mere toddler.
Rare Treat For Skywatchers -- A Supermoon Lunar EclipseSkywatchers are in for a rare double-feature--a total lunar eclipse and a super moon.
New NASA Images Show Dark Side Of The Moon Crossing In Front Of Sunny EarthNASA gave us earthlings a view of the dark side of the moon Wednesday that we would never have been able to see from the ground.
NASA Discovers Eerie-Looking Veil Of Ice Haze Floating Over Pluto NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has given humanity a spectacular new look at Pluto, with each photo divulging fresh information about the mysterious icy world 4.67 billion miles away from Earth.
NASA's Kepler Mission Finds New World In Habitable Zone 1,400 Light Years AwayNASA's Kepler Mission may have found our cousin with the confirmation of the first Earth-size planet in the "habitable zone" around a sun-like star.
Asteroid Passing By Earth May Be Worth $5.4 TrillionAn asteroid that could contain trillions of dollars’ worth of precious platinum is set to zoom past Earth Sunday.
Markets Brace For 61-Second Minute To Make Up For Earth's Slowing RotationThe average minute will briefly gain an extra second Tuesday, to make up for the earth’s slowing rotation, and stock exchanges around the globe are bracing for it.
Massive Solar Flare Reported, X-Ray Radiation Blacks Out Some Radio Communiction While Solar Storm Also Hits EarthA sunspot erupted this afternoon creating a powerful solar flare bathing earth in electromagnetic radiation, and causing temporary disruptions in some radio communication, according to SpaceWeather.com, while a solar storm continues to rage.
Remote Bay Area Geysers Important Source Of California Green Energy Also Produce Small EarthquakesIt’s the single largest power-generating operation of its kind on the planet and is an important part of California's green energy portfolio. But hardly anyone in the Bay Area knows what it is or where it is.

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