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Watch: Stephen Curry's mom, Sonya, shows off range with half-court shot

12 hours ago from UPI

Golden State Warriors star point guard Stephen Curry is used to heaving deep 3-pointers and making each with ease.

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney II to meet with Antonio Brown

14 hours ago from UPI

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney II and disgruntled star wide receiver Antonio Brown will meet to clear the air.

Space junk harpooned like whale in orbit-cleanup test

19 hours ago from Physorg

A harpoon flung from a satellite has successfully captured a piece of pretend space junk, like a whale.

Watch: Florida deputy escorts escaped goats home

20 hours ago from UPI

A Florida sheriff's deputy "channeled his inner cowboy" when he was called out to an unusual situation: A herd of goats on the loose.

Gravitational waves will settle cosmic conundrum

20 hours ago from Science Daily

Measurements of gravitational waves from approximately 50 binary neutron stars over the next decade will definitively resolve an intense debate about how quickly our universe is expanding, according to new...

Ilhoon to release new single 'Spoiler' ft. Babylon

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K-pop star Ilhoon shared a teaser image for his new song "Spoiler" featuring R&B singer Babylon.

Readers marvel at AI, space missions and wombat poop

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Readers had comments and questions about defining artificial intelligence, the New Horizons space mission and more.

NASA mulls buying new rides to space from Russia amid program delays

20 hours ago from Reuters:Science

NASA said on Friday it was weighing an option to buy two additional astronaut seats aboard a Russian rocket as a contingency plan against further delays in the launch systems...

Watch: Dog rescued from hole in side of owner's house

20 hours ago from UPI

Firefighters in Alabama came to the rescue of a good boy in a bad spot when the dog stuck his head through a hole meant for a dryer vent.

Watch: 'Large' meteor lights the night sky in Florida

21 hours ago from UPI

A flashing light caught on video in the night sky over Florida was a particularly bright meteor burning up in the atmosphere.

Alexis Ohanian shares secrets of marriage to Serena Williams

21 hours ago from UPI

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian said he always tries to "show up" and support wife and tennis star Serena Williams.

21 Savage on his ICE arrest: 'It was definitely targeted'

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U.K.-born rapper 21 Savage discussed his encounter with Immigration and Customs Enforcement and possible deportation on "Good Morning America."

Tecolote awarded $38.8M for Space and Missile Systems Center operations

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Tecolate Research was awarded a $38.6 million contract to support acquisition and financial operations at the U.S. Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center.

Researchers find the source of black carbon in the Arctic

22 hours ago from UPI

Scientists have an accurate picture of where most of the Arctic's black carbon comes from.

In space, NASA heard astronaut's immune system scream

22 hours ago from Physorg

Nearly a year in space put astronaut Scott Kelly's immune system on high alert and changed the activity of some of his genes compared to his Earth-bound identical twin.

A nearby river of stars

22 hours ago from Science Daily

Astronomers have found a river of stars, a stellar stream in astronomical parlance, covering most of the southern sky. The stream is relatively nearby and contains at least 4000 stars...

Tidal tails: The beginning of the end of an open star cluster

22 hours ago from Science Daily

In the course of their life, open star clusters continuously lose stars to their surroundings. The resulting swath of tidal tails provides a glimpse into the evolution and dissolution of...

Dense river of stars found 1,000 light-years from Earth

23 hours ago from UPI

Astronomers have discovered a river of stars flowing 1,000 light-years from Earth. The river boasts some 4,000 stars and has been flowing for a billion years.

Daytona 500: Full starting lineup, how to watch

23 hours ago from UPI

The field is set for the 2019 Daytona 500. Here is the starting lineup, as well as your guide for how to watch Sunday's "Great American Race."

Earth first origins project seeks to replicate the cradle of life

23 hours ago from Physorg

The evolution of planet Earth and the emergence of life during its first half-billion years are inextricably linked, with a series of planetwide transformations—formation of the ocean, evolution of the...

Astronaut photography benefiting the planet

1 day ago from European Space Agency

When astronauts take photographs of our planet while orbiting 400 km above our heads, they are doing much more than just taking pretty pictures. They are looking after the health...

Watch: Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano win qualifying races at Daytona 500

1 day ago from UPI

Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano helped Ford sweep the 2019 Daytona 500 qualifying races at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Farewell, Opportunity: Rover dies, but its hugely successful Mars mission is helping us design the next one

1 day ago from Physorg

NASA's Opportunity rover on Mars has been officially pronounced dead. Its amazingly successful mission lasted nearly 15 years, well beyond its initial three-month goal. Opportunity provided the first proof that...

A river of stars in the solar neighborhood

1 day ago from Physorg

Astronomy & Astrophysics publishes the work of researchers from the University of Vienna, who have found a river of stars, a stellar stream in astronomical parlance, covering most of the...

Watch live: Donald Trump to address national security on U.S.-Mexico border

1 day ago from UPI

President Donald Trump will speak in the White House Rose Garden Friday morning to discuss National Security and the humanitarian crisis on the southern border.

Watch: Lightning's Steven Stamkos undresses Andrew Cogliano with nasty deke

1 day ago from UPI

Steven Stamkos scored twice and fooled Andrew Cogliano badly with a serious deke during a 6-0 thrashing of the Dallas Stars.

Venezuela Is Unraveling--So Is Its Science

1 day ago from Scientific American

Research has ground to a halt, and many scientists have left the country out of desperation -- Read more on

Built to last 90 days, Mars rover Opportunity ends mission after 15 years

1 day ago from Science Blog

The Mars rover Opportunity, NASA’s robotic geologist fitted with an array of tools to search for evidence of water, ended its mission Feb. 13 – three weeks after its 15th...