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  • Feature

    Rendezvous with Pluto

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    Tiny, far-flung Pluto is about to have a visitor — at least for a few hours.

    On July 14, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will reach the dwarf planet and try to learn all it can about Pluto and its five known moons. Then the probe will leave Pluto behind, vanishing into the frigid darkness beyond the planets.

    In its wake, New Horizons will introduce Earth to the...

    06/12/2015 - 11:55 Planetary Science, Astronomy
  • Food for Thought

    How Advertising Is Becoming Child's Play

    Not long ago, food advertising appeared primarily in newspapers, magazines, and television. Today, though, manufacturers are embracing new media to ever more effectively target their youngest consumers: children. A new study conducted for the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation analyzes how these companies are feeding their messages to tots.

    The number of Web sites hosting pages for...

    07/27/2006 - 14:57 Biomedicine
  • News

    New device opens next chapter on E-paper

    Imagine folding up today's newspaper only to unroll it tomorrow and find

    tomorrow's news. Now, researchers have made a plastic electronic material that

    could make such fantasies come true.

    With the debut of electronic ink a few years ago, researchers took a step toward

    meshing the data-handling power of electronics with the flexibility and

    convenience of...

    04/25/2001 - 19:59 Technology
  • Feature

    Astronomy

    09/18/1999 - 00:00