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Kerry Sheridan

Kerry Sheridan

    NASA rings in New Year with historic flyby of faraway world
    NASA rings in New Year with historic flyby of faraway world
    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) rang in the New Year on Tuesday with a historic flyby of the farthest, and quite possibly...
    Nasa spacecraft hurtles toward historic New Year's flyby
    Nasa spacecraft hurtles toward historic New Year's flyby
    A Nasa spacecraft is hurtling toward a historic New Year's Day flyby of the most distant planetary object ever studied, a frozen relic of the early...
    Mars InSight spacecraft lands on Red Planet
    Mars InSight spacecraft lands on Red Planet
    Cheers and applause erupted at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Monday as a waist-high unmanned lander, called InSight, touched down on Mars,...
    Astrophysicists bicker over extraterrestrial drive-by
    Astrophysicists bicker over extraterrestrial drive-by
    A scientific paper led by two researchers at Harvard University made a splash this week by claiming that a cigar-shaped rock zooming through our...
    Scientists push back against Harvard 'alien spacecraft' theory
    Scientists push back against Harvard 'alien spacecraft' theory
    A scientific paper led by two researchers at Harvard University made a splash this week by claiming that a cigar-shaped rock zooming through our...
    NASA launches historic probe to 'touch sun'
    NASA launches historic probe to 'touch sun'
    NASA on Sunday launched a $1.5-billion spacecraft toward the Sun on a historic mission to protect the Earth by unveiling the mysteries of dangerous...
    First lake of liquid water is discovered on Mars
    First lake of liquid water is discovered on Mars
    A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising the possibility that more water — and maybe even life...
    Property crisis looms due to sea level rise, experts warn
    Property crisis looms due to sea level rise, experts warn
    Along Florida's sun-splashed shorelines, home prices are on the rise, developers are busy building new complexes, and listings just blocks from the...
    World's biggest rocket soars toward Mars after perfect launch
    World's biggest rocket soars toward Mars after perfect launch
    The world's most powerful rocket, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, blasted off Tuesday on its highly anticipated maiden test flight, carrying CEO Elon Musk's...
    Hurricanes, heat waves, fires ravaged planet in 2017
    Hurricanes, heat waves, fires ravaged planet in 2017
    Fierce hurricanes, heat waves, floods and wildfires ravaged the planet in 2017, as scientists said the role of climate change in causing or...
    Global warming reduces protein in key crops: study
    Global warming reduces protein in key crops: study
    Rising carbon dioxide levels from global warming will drastically reduce the amount of protein in staple crops like rice and wheat, leaving...
    US health authorities confirm Zika causes birth defects
    US health authorities confirm Zika causes birth defects
    The mosquito-borne Zika virus causes birth defects, including a syndrome in which babies are born with unusually small heads, US health authorities...