Archive: 7/08/2007

NASA Undersea Mission Begins

Three astronauts and a Constellation Program aerospace engineer began a 10-day NASA mission in the ocean depths off the Florida coast Aug. 6. They will test lunar exploration concepts and a suite of long-duration spaceflight ...

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Lost forest yields several new species

An expedition led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to a remote corner of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has uncovered unique forests which, so far, have been found to contain six animal species new to ...

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Hold your nose and head for the hills: Titania is opening

Get a whiff of this: Titania, UC Botanical Garden's corpse flower, is being pollinated today. The plant's skirt of petals now measures 44" in diameter. Visitors to the garden's Tropical House will be treated to a stunning ...

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