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Watch Live Spacewalks continue to fix ISS cooling system

WATCH THE NASA LIVE STREAMING SPACEWALK CLICK HERE TO WATCH Two NASA astronauts began a high-stakes series of spacewalks to repair the International Space Station’s cooling system on Saturday, outfitted for the first time with snorkels in their helmets to keep them from drowning. Photo: Backdropped by Earth, the International Space Station is seen in…

5,300-year-old Ötzi the Iceman has living relatives

Scientists say that there are at least 19 genetic relatives of Ötzi the Iceman currently living in Austria’s Tyrol region. Ötzi’s frozen 5,300-year-old body was found in the Italian Alps in 1991. The 19 genetic matches to Ötzi were found by examining DNA records of 3,700 Austrian blood donors. The Austrian researchers have not yet…

Nobel Prize Awarded To ‘God Particle’ Theorists

The Nobel Prize in physics has been award to British physicist Peter Higgs and Belgian physicist Francois Englert for their work researching the elusive Higgs boson. Photo: Belgian physicist Francois Englert and British physicist Peter Higgs converse during the 2012 news conference announcing the discovery of a new subatomic particle matching the description of the…