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Russian Proton-M Crash

Meanwhile, In Russia: Rocket Fail

Looks like the Russian military won’t be getting their new handy-dandy satellites just yet. This Proton-M rocket failed on launch causing a spectacular fireball on a hard right turn into terra firma. Link to this…


Freak: Scientist wants to grow a Neanderthal

George Church is a professor of genetics at Harvard School of Medicine. He also has raised eyebrows with his recent admission that he believes he can grow a Neanderthal from ancient DNA so long as…


Weekend Forecast, Raining ROSAT Parts

Well it’s that time for us all to slip on our hard-hats again this weekend. NASA reports that the defunct german ROSAT satellite will be entering the earth’s atmosphere sometime during Oct 22-23rd. No exact…