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YouTube Satire: 'We're NASA And We Know It'

You may have heard about NASA's Curiosity mission to Mars. But you probably didn't know it had a backbeat. Dressed in NASA garb, actors parody LMFAO's music video "Sexy and I Know It."
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Mars Rover Curiousity Keeps Busy On Red Planet

It's been more than a week since the Mars rover Curiosity made its successful landing on the Red Planet. Curiosity is by far the most technologically advanced rover to reach the planet's surface. David Greene talks to astrophysicist Neal DeGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City, about Curiosity's two-year visit to Mars.
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Scientists Find Massive Cluster Of Galaxies

At the center of the cluster is one huge galaxy that's giving birth to new stars at an astonishing rate. The discovery is described in the journal Nature. And it should force a rethink of how galaxies and galaxy clusters evolve.
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Saving Lives In Africa With The Humble Sweet Potato

In Africa, a nutrition success story: Swapping orange sweet potatoes for white ones is improving the health of children by boosting vitamin A levels. Researchers are now trying to duplicate their success with other crops.
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A Conservative Approach To Climate Change

One former Republican lawmaker thinks it's time for conservatives to make fixes for climate change a priority. We find out where free-market policies fit into the issue.

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Will E.T. Hear Us? Reply To 'WOW! Signal' Gets Beamed Into Space Today

Thirty-five years ago today an astronomer wrote "Wow!" when he saw evidence of what might have been a message from deep space. One like it hasn't been detected since. Today, National Geographic's Chasing UFOs sends a reply.

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