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Record year for renewable power; heat, transport stay fossil

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 14:07
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The growth of renewable energy outpaced that of fossil fuels in the electricity sector last year, with a record 135 gigawatts of capacity added from wind, solar, hydropower and other natural sources, a new study shows.

Europe's Philae comet lander may soon begin experiments

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 03:16
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — European scientists are confident they'll soon be able to start experiments on the surface of a speeding comet after a spacecraft lost for months on its surface suddenly "woke up" this week.

Russian science foundation fined in foreign agent dispute

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 02:26
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's largest private donor supporting science has been fined for refusing to register as a foreign agent.