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Virgin's test space craft crashes, pilot killed

The Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo rocket explodes in mid-air during a test flight above the Mojave Desert in California. Photograph: Kenneth Brown/Reuters One pilot died and another suffered a......

Braving the wasteland: Live out your Mad Max fantasy

Thousands of cosplayers, mounted atop muscle cars and monster trucks that would make Mad Max proud, came together in the southern California desert to celebrate the Wasteland Weekend. The annual......

NASA's new rover camera may advance search for alien life

The next NASA rover to Mars or another planet may be quipped with a new "do-it-all" camera that can identify, photograph and even analyse patches of soil or rocks close up and far away, scientists......

PHOTO: Record-setting gas storm on Saturn

A NASA satellite has captured rare, record-setting 'burp' on the surface of Saturn in the aftermath of a massive storm, the US space agency said. Temperatures in Saturn's stratosphere soared more......

Lighting up moon's dark craters

Astronomers have created a new lunar topography map with the highest resolution of the moon's rugged south polar region, which they claim provides new data on some of the Earth's natural......

California dreaming

Silicon Valley is at the heart of the transformation of the global economy -- which has both winners and losers, writes Ajit Balakrishnan. Image: While the rest of the world slides into......

Engineering marvel: World's largest solar power plant

One of the world's largest solar projects, which uses heat from the sun to generate power in California, opened on Thursday but may be the last of its kind in The Golden State.  Sprawling......

California solar project: Google puts $168 mn

Popular Internet engine Google has invested $168 million to help complete the construction of one of the world's biggest solar energy power plants in the state's Mojave Desert.The plant, Ivanpah......

Will the aviation sector recover in 2009?

As far as aviation goes, the less said about 2008 the better. Not only has the Indian industry been reeling with losses through the year, global airlines have had to watch over their tails like......

World's largest solar project in Gujarat

This could well be the world's largest solar power project at a single location if all goes as planned.The US-based Clinton Foundation is in talks with the Gujarat government to set up an......
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Autonomous Alloys' High Tech Shooting Targets Achieve $100k Crowdfunding Funding Goal in Just 3 Days

Interactive high-tech steel shooting targets use first-ever magnetic reset and embedded LED-backlit illumination to produce smart game mechanics... ...

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Antioxidant in Bacteria May Protect From Gamma Radiation

A potent manganese (Mn)(II)-based antioxidant complex of the bacterium Deinococcus radiodurans can be used to protect animals from radiation... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/antioxidant-in-bacteria-may-protect-from-gamma-radiation-162486-1.htm
Out-of-control California wildfire grows, forces schools to close

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A wildfire burning out of control in mountains and foothills east of Los Angeles mushroomed more than 50... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/control-california-wildfire-grows-forces-schools-close-180902527.html
Nearly 10 square miles burn in latest California wildfire

Smoke plumes roiling from flaming ridges of the San Bernardino Mountains blew all the way across the Mojave Desert to Las Vegas as California's... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/nearly-10-square-miles-burn-in-latest-california-wildfire-116080900239_1.html
Booming destinations in California for International Beer Day

The first Friday of every August is known as International Beer Day, when the whole world celebrates the world's favourite drink. Beer! And on such... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/booming-destinations-in-california-for-international-beer-day/

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