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Harold R. Denton, Voice of Comfort at Three Mile Island, Dies at 80

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Mr. Denton, President Jimmy Carter’s crisis manager for the 1979 nuclear reactor accident in Pennsylvania, averted panic and calmed an anxious nation. 

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Caspian Sea: Largest Inland Body of Water

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The Caspian Sea is the Earth’s largest inland body of water. But is it a sea or a lake? The definition has international implications. 

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Vote expected on hotly contested New Jersey pipeline project

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CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey regulators are set to vote on whether a natural gas pipeline should run through the state's federally protected Pinelands region, which includes more than a million acres of farms, forests and wetlands.... 

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Tiny 'MoonWatcher' Satellite Will Beam Home Live Lunar Views

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The startup Lunar Station aims to launch a cubesat called MoonWatcher to Earth orbit early next year and then air webcasts based on the spacecraft's sharp imagery. The company has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the effort. 

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New display lets you see 3D iamges without 3D glasses

a shared story    4 hours 4 minutes ago
The Utsunomiya University in Japan has developed a type of display that creates 3D images using a laser to form tiny bubbles inside a liquid 'screen', which could help the military prepare for missions. 

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Global warming has SHRUNK the Colorado River

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Two scientists say global warming is shrinking the most important waterway in the American Southwest and could reduce its flow by more than a third by the end of the century. 

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Mildred Dresselhaus, the Queen of Carbon, Dies at 86

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Dr. Dresselhaus, who helped transform carbon into the superstar of modern materials science, was renowned for her efforts to promote the cause of women in science. 

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Files suggest Nazis tested a NUCLEAR BOMB before WW2 ended

a shared story    7 hours 4 minutes ago
Recently declassified files from the National Archives in Washington show a detailed survey of how far Third Reich scientists got in the development of an atomic bomb - something Hitler craved. 

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Alphabet's Waymo self-driving car unit sues Uber

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Waymo accused Uber and Otto, acquired by the ride services company in August, with stealing confidential information on Waymo's Lidar sensor technology to speed its own efforts. 

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Study reveals man made multiple migrations to the Americas

a shared story    9 hours 4 minutes ago
The discovery goes against assumptions that the ‘peopling of the Americas’ occurred with a single migration, suggesting there were separate events from Asia and Australia. 

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ScienceTake: Bumblebees Demonstrate the Power of Insect Brains

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Scientists trained bumblebees to move a ball to the center of a platform to gain a sugary treat. 

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Watch Live Sunday! Slooh Webcast of 'Ring of Fire' Solar Eclipse

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The online astronomy service Slooh will provide a live webcast of the annular solar eclipse of Sunday, Feb. 26 , and you can watch it live here, courtesy of Slooh. 

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