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Pluto Mission Gets A Poetic Tribute

Skunk Bear's latest video celebrates the hundreds of pictures taken by the New Horizons space probe over the past decade.
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NASA Zooms In On Pluto, For Closest Views Yet

New images of Pluto are beginning to arrive from NASA's space probe, and they're already allowing scientists to update what we know about the dwarf planet.
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From Fishing With Mom To Becoming A Top Fisheries Official

For NPR's series #RaceOnTech, we are meeting the diverse men and women who work in America's tech and science fields, like Mamie Parker, a fish and wildlife biologist who's a pioneer in her field.
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Earth Gets A Close-Up View Of Its Most Distant Neighbors

Early Tuesday morning, NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft will complete the first-ever flyby of the dwarf planet Pluto. NPR's Geoff Brumfiel reports live from the New Horizons Control center.
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#RaceOnTech: How An Early Love Of Math Led Her To The Role Of CEO

This week, NPR's All Tech Considered is connecting with diverse innovators in tech and science. Kiverdi CEO Lisa Dyson discusses an early role model, her work and the need to boost tech education.
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Planet Or Not, Icy Pluto To Finally Get Its Day In The Sun

Astronomers kicked Pluto out of the planetary club in 2006 because of its small size. But scientists set to explore the surface Tuesday via a spacecraft's camera say those other guys are just wrong.
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Now You See It, Some Day You Won't: Scientists Get Closer To Invisibility

Using lenses and meta-materials, science is finding new ways to bend or reroute light. Like Harry Potter's cloak or H.G. Wells' chemical concoction, it could make an object impossible to see.
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Should More Women Give Birth Outside The Hospital?

The British medical system says healthy women with normal pregnancies should give birth at home or in a midwife-led facility. But 99 percent of babies in the U.S. are born in hospitals.
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Next Stop, Pluto

On July 14th, NASA's New Horizons mission will reach its long-awaited destination: Pluto. The spacecraft left Earth in 2006. Since then, it's traveled more than 3 billion miles. NPR's Arun Rath talks with planetary scientist Carolyn Porco about the mission.
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Trying To Remember Multiple Things May Be The Best Way To Forget Them

When you have to remember many things at once, you might try to juggle all those to-do items in your head simultaneously. But new scientific research suggests there might be a better approach.

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