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SpaceX to attempt Atlantic Ocean platform landing

Elon Musk's company will try to land the Falcon 9 rocket on a floating platform after the Dec. 16 launch.

More than half of all Mars missions have failed

Out of 43 attempts to take images or land on Mars, only 20 are regarded as successful.

Male bone worms stretch 10 times their size for mating

Osedax priapus, the newly discovered male species of deep ocean dwelling bone worms, display qualities scientists have not previously observed.

Astronomers rake in dust data from far-away stars

Using two high-powered telescopes in Hawaii, researchers observed 50 stars from 2008 to 2011.

Glacier National Park names a new chief ranger

Paul Austin arrives to Montana from Arizona, where he served as chief ranger of the Saguaro National Park.

Study: Growth in corn crops fuels carbon dioxide level spike

Researchers discovered that growth in agricultural production is responsible for increase in C02 levels. 

Rosetta spacecraft hailed as ‘history-making achievement’

Despite glitches, the mission has produced precious data from a comet orbiting Jupiter.

Google: Children-friendly products are in the works

Google has launched a full-scale initiative to adapt products such as search, YouTube and Chrome for use by the 12-and-under set.

NASA delays Orion launch due to weather and miscues

Barring further problem, the launch will be attempted again on Friday morning.

NASA explores potential of human waste as rocket fuel

Researchers created a conversion process to power a spacecraft from the moon back to Earth.

NASA sets Orion spacecraft’s first test flight for Dec. 4

The unmanned capsule will be launched from Cape Canaveral onboard a rocket and orbit the planet twice.

NASA’s Dawn mission makes historic strides

The spacecraft launched in 2007 will soon approach a distant dwarf planet called Ceres in our solar system.

New documentary explores possibility of mass extinction

The Smithsonian Channel film delves into climate change and human effect on the planet.

Malfunction may have helped Rosetta probe land on comet

Researchers believe the Philae probe's harpoon landing system failure was the 'deciding factor' in successful landing.

SpaceX sets up rocket landing pad in south Texas

The Brownsville location was chosen after Texas officials provided incentives to the California-based firm.

Netflix leads Internet traffic bandwidth, Facebook catching up

YouTube, Amazon Instant Video and HBO Go are all experiencing robust growth.

Audi Prologue concept shows off new design and style flair

The German automaker unveiled the new concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

New screen glass to make smartphone screens tougher

Corning has just announced Gorilla Glass 4, twice as resistant to drops than previous glass classes.

Fallout from OS X Yosemite Wi-Fi connection problems continues after new update

It appears Apple is still reeling from the OS X Yosemite Wi-Fi connection issues exposed shortly after the new operating system was unveiled last month.

The ethics of self-driving cars come into question

Automakers and technology experts are only beginning to weigh in on the subject.

Viber ventures beyond messaging service with Public Chats

Messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Viber have provided private communication options to users who may desire to steer clear of broadcasting on social networks.

Hoverboard maker exceeds Kickstarter goals, gets Tony Hawk for promotion

A start-up company called Hendo has devised a hoverboard similar to Marty McFly's in the classic "Back to the Future" film.

GOCE satellite collects trove of data on Earth’s ocean currents, gravity

The spacecraftt orbited the Earth more than 27,000 times over four years.