Renowned neuroscientist Oliver Sacks died Sunday at the age of 82. NPR’s Arun Rath talks with his friend and colleague Dr. Orrin Devinsky.
With wingspans over 9 feet long, California condors are so big that they’re at risk for electrocution when they fly into or land on power poles. One San Diego program seeks to change this behavior.
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A test version of NASA’s Orion spacecraft successfully landed under two main parachutes in the Arizona desert Aug. 26, 2015 at the U.S. Army’s Yuma Proving Ground. Credit: NASA
What would happen to the astronaut crews aboard NASA’s Orion deep space capsule in the event of parachute failures in the final moments before splashdown upon returning from weeks to years long forays to the Moon, Asteroids or Mars?
NASA teams are evaluating Orion’s fate under multiple scenarios in case certain of(…)
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