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Stephen Hawking to appear at Glastonbury music festival

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 11:03
LONDON (AP) — Stephen Hawking is a scientific superstar. Now he's going to mix with rock stars, taking the stage at the Glastonbury Festival.

Russian launch failure causes delays in crew landing, launch

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 07:50
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian space officials say they have decided to delay both the landing of some of the International Space Station's crew and the launch of their successors due to the recent failed launch of an unmanned Russian cargo ship.

Iraq says IS demolishes ruins to cover up looting operations

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 22:50
BAGHDAD (AP) — The videos of Islamic State militants destroying ancient artifacts in Iraq's museums and blowing up 3,000-year-old temples are chilling enough, but one of Iraq's top antiquities officials is now saying the destruction is a cover for an even more sinister activity — the systematic looting of Iraq's cultural heritage.

Plan to bury uranium in Utah scrutinized as decision nears

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 09:53
CLIVE, Utah (AP) — A waste disposal company is trying to reassure regulators and residents that a type of nuclear waste that grows more radioactive can remain safely buried in a barren, remote area of northwest Utah.

Searching the cosmos in Carl Sagan's name at Cornell

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 10:49
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — The Cornell University institute searching for signs of life among the billions and billions of stars in the sky is being named for — who else? — Carl Sagan.