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Spacecraft Data Yield Explanation For 'Ageless' Asteroid

| Posted 11.01.2012 | Science

By Richard A. Kerr Solar system bodies unprotected by even a bit of atmosphere inevitably age—except, apparently, for the asteroid Vesta. Other ai...

PHOTOS: Giant Space Rock Sports Bizarre Bright Spots

Posted 03.22.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 03/21/2012 11:16 PM EDT on SPACE.com A NASA spacecraft orbiting the huge asteroid Vesta has snapped amazing new photo...

NASA Probe To Circle Giant Asteroid After 4 Years In Space

AP | By ALICIA CHANG | Posted 09.14.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES -- After four years sailing through space, the Dawn spacecraft was expected to slip into orbit late Friday around a giant asteroid to begi...

Weekly Mulch: Politics, Power, and the Environment Beyond BP

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Washington has a blind spot when it comes to the environment. BP and the oil spill brought the government's ...

Gulf of Mexico Oil Crisis: What You Can Do

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Wendy Diamond

If the President isn't going to help the rich wildlife of the Gulf Coast, and those designated to save the animals are fighting a modern war with ancient weapons, what are we going to do? The answer: anything we can.

US Consulate Attack In Peshawar: 3 Explosions, Several Killed In Pakistan Assault

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Islamist militants unleashed a car bomb and grenade attack against a U.S. consulate in northwestern Pakistan on Monday, kil...

The Dirty Word in Clean

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

Do common cleaners have toxic ingredients? They might. They might not. But until we know for certain -- who here cares to continue to experiment with the health of their children?