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The ancient bacteria helped create a habitable Earth at least 2.5 billion years ago.
The two fireballs were likely caused by rogue asteroids or comets and more could be in Jupiter's future.
The double asteroid flyby may have caught the attention of the public, but these types of occurrences are actually quite common, NASA scientists say.
Undergraduates train with professionals in Colorado for at least 3 years to become satellite control certified.
Six volunteers simulate mission to Mars for 520 days.
Space shuttle Discovery was supposed to be moved from the hangar to the Vehicle Assembly Building in preparation for a fall liftoff.
The asteroids will zip past the planet on Wednesday and should be visible through a telescope.
Space station crews choose their days off together, before missions begin, but some chores cannot be ignored.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield will perform scientific experiments, robotics tasks and technology demonstrations.
Hawking said the Big Bang is merely the consequence of the law of gravity.
Restoration to give students hands-on engineering experience.
Weather postpones liftoff of $63,400 prototype, financed mostly by 2,000 individual sponsors and 20 companies.
The infamous e-mail message has been widely circulated on the Internet since the summer of 2004.
Some insist a mysterious photograph shows machinery on Mars despite complete lack of credible evidence.
A particle detector will be mounted on the International Space Station as part of a 20-year research program to study the cosmos.
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