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Quantum information from one particle was instantly sent between two light particles separated by 15 miles of optical fiber. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Researchers Set Quantum Teleportation Record Of 15 Miles

Quantum information from one particle was instantly sent between two light particles separated by 15 miles of optical fiber.

12/10/2014

Scientists at the University of Florida are working on ways to convert human waste into rocket fuel. (Photo by NASA)

Researchers Want To Use Human Waste To Help Fly Astronauts To Moon

Scientists at the University of Florida are working on ways to convert human waste into rocket fuel.

12/01/2014

67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet as seen from the Philae lander, which landed on the comet's surface Wednesday. (Photo ESA via Getty Images)

Space Agency: Comet Lander Settled In The Shadow Of A Cliff

The European Space Agency’s Philae lander is safely on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko but a nearby cliff is partially blocking it’s solar panels, potentially limiting its lifespan.

CBS Tampa–11/13/2014

File photo of an astronaut. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

NASA: Comet Landing The First Step For Humans To ‘Move Off This Planet’

Following the first successful touchdown on a comet by the European Space Agency’s Philae probe, a NASA director expressed his own excitement by declaring it a big step toward “moving off this planet” and “taking” the entire solar system.

CBS Tampa–11/12/2014

The clearest images from the Atacama Large millimeter/submillimeter Array show bands that suggest the formation of infant planets. (Photo by ALMA)

Baby Planets Seen Forming Around New Star

Clearest images yet show what appear to be infant planets forming around a distant star.

CBS Tampa–11/07/2014

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