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In Search Of Alien Life? Seek Out The Smog

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Chicago's All-Black Little League Team Enhances City's Image

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A Night Sky Matchup: Supermoon Vs. Meteors

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This little guy changes from flat sheet of paper to critter in about four minutes. Seth Kroll/Wyss Institute hide caption

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Seth Kroll/Wyss Institute

Transformer Paper Turns Itself Into A Robot. Cool!

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Rosetta's OSIRIS narrow-angle camera took this close-up of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on Sunday. ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team hide caption

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Rosetta Spacecraft Arrives At Comet After 10-Year Chase

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The Rosetta spacecraft took this image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on 4 August 2014 from a distance of just 145 miles. ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM hide caption

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In Quest To Harpoon A Comet, A Spacecraft Stalks Its Prey

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