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Mars rover Curiosity marks its big day

Added: 07.08.2017 12:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

It's been five years since NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover landed on the red planet on August 6, 2012. The rover survived the much-publicized "seven minutes of terror" and safely landed near Mount Sharp. The rover accomplished its main goal in less than a year, collecting a rock sample that shows ancient Mars could supported living microbes.

Tags: Mars, Goa, iOS, NASA

Froome set to clinch 4th Tour de France win

Added: 22.07.2017 17:18 | 5 views | 0 comments

Chris Froome will be crowned Tour de France champion for the fourth time on Sunday after extending his lead with a powerful ride in the time-trial on the penultimate stage in Marseille.

Tags: France, Mars

Mars on Earth: World's most alien landscape

Added: 07.07.2017 11:40 | 14 views | 0 comments

At the juncture of three tectonic plates in northeastern Ethiopia is an other-worldly and sunken plain. The heat quivers here. Rock formations are colored by minerals in oozing volcanic psychedelia. The Danakil Depression is one of the hottest and most hostile places on earth.


Arkansas club shooting: Rapper arrested

Added: 02.07.2017 15:49 | 20 views | 0 comments

Underground rapper Ricky Hampton, also known as Finese2Tymes, was arrested in Birmingham, Alabama, early Sunday in connection with a shooting at a nightclub in Arkansas, according to US Marshal Cliff LaBarge.


Two arrested after brawl outside Turkish ambassador's residence in DC

Added: 15.06.2017 4:22 | 28 views | 0 comments

Two men were arrested by federal law enforcement agents early Wednesday morning in connection with a violent altercation that occurred outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington, DC last month, according to the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force.


US deploys long-range artillery system to southern Syria for first time

Added: 14.06.2017 8:50 | 24 views | 0 comments

The US military has moved its High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) from Jordan into southern Syria for the first time, positioning it near the US-Coalition training base at At Tanf, three US defense officials confirmed to CNN Tuesday.

Tags: Syria, Mars, Jordan

For sale: 4.6B-year-old meteorite

Added: 03.05.2017 14:28 | 34 views | 0 comments

It's a strange feeling, holding a piece of Mars in your hand. But that's what I'm doing at the offices of Christie's auction house in New York.

Tags: New York, Mars

The man who builds LEGO for a living

Added: 02.05.2017 20:00 | 35 views | 0 comments

Duncan Titmarsh is the UK's only certified professional LEGO builder, creating World Records using hundreds of thousands of bricks.

Tags: UK, Mars, USA, LEGO

French polls: 'Violent attack' plotters arrested

Added: 18.04.2017 16:10 | 34 views | 0 comments

Two men have been arrested in Marseilles and accused of preparing an "imminent violent attack" in the run-up to Sunday's presidential election, French Interior Minister Matthias Fekl told CNN's French affiliate, BFM.


College swimmer overcomes isolation of cancer

Added: 07.04.2017 14:07 | 34 views | 0 comments

Alex Marshall was a freshman in college when she had her first cancer scare.

Tags: Mars, Cancer

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