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Tau Ceti: The next Earth? Probably not

As the search continues for Earth-size planets orbiting at just the right distance from their star, a region termed the habitable zone, the number of potentially life-supporting planets grows. In two decades ...

dateApr 22, 2015 in Astronomy
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Why can't we design the perfect spacesuit?

So far, every spacesuit humans have utilized has been designed with a specific mission and purpose in mind. As of yet, there's been no universal or "perfect" spacesuit that would fit every need. For example, ...

dateFeb 19, 2015 in Space Exploration
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The future of medicine in the palm of your hand

Let's say you're feeling a little … off. Disjointed and a bit dizzy. Seeing a doctor would be best, but in many parts of the country and the world, remoteness, the cost of healthcare, and limited availability ...

dateDec 23, 2013 in Engineering
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