Science

August 8, 2012

Amazing Photos From Mars Rover Curiosity’s Viewing Parties

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More than just a scientific mission, Mars rover Curiosity’s final, frightening descent stirred up plenty of emotions, from both the engineers who piloted it and from spectators around the world. We all held our breath as the rover went through the “seven minutes of terror” that was the landing–and then celebrated when news came of a successful finale. It was beautiful, and we’ve collected some of the best reactions to its descent, as well as some of the early pictures Curiosity sent back to Earth.


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Hollywood Memorabilia Auction- ‘I Love Lucy’ & ‘Star Trek’

Allie Mac Kay was live from El Segundo at Premiere Props to preview items up for auction this weekend. Allie caught a glimpse of a coveted mantel decoration from “I Love Lucy,” as well as Data’s severed head from the “S...
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Star Trek, Spacebook and social networking with Redshirt’s Mitu Khandaker

Redshirt Redshirt is a game which offers a science fiction take on social networking. Starting as the lowliest person aboard a space station you must use Spacebook — the game’s social network – to work your wa...
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What Pop Culture Will Look Like 300 Years From Now, According to Star Trek

Ask a hundred Trekkies why they love the Star Trek franchise, and we estimate no fewer than 99 will likely cite the franchise’s forward-thinking, all-inclusive, incredibly optimistic vision of the future. But one of the m...
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