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Reusable Rockets

The rise of the reusable rocket is ushering in a new era of spaceflight. In the past, rockets were typically single-use and discarded after carrying their payload into space. Rockets consisted of multiple...
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The Universe is Full of Bagels

Atoms. Tokamaks. The latest Nobel Prize in in Physics. What do all of these have in common? The answer: bagels.  No, the answer to life, the universe, and everything isn’t 42 bagels, though...
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A New Ninth Planet?

For those upset by the recent downgrading of our solar system from nine to eight planets, there is a new hope! Research by scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) suggests that...