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China's Lunar Mission Lifts Off
2013-12-02 04:19:28

China’s first lunar rover mission is underway, as the rocket carrying the six-wheeled robot known as Yutu lifted-off from Xichang at 01:30 Monday morning local time, various media outlets have reported.

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2010-07-26 09:03:59

Scientists leading an underground experiment to discover dark matter may be forced to relocate to a location even deeper below the Earth's surface.

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2010-03-25 12:15:00

Key observations of an asteroid with a slight chance of hitting Earth may have to be shuttered in light of budget cuts, officials at a Puerto Rico observatory reported on Thursday.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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