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Pocket-sized shark squirts glowing clouds from pockets

Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:38pm

A pocket-sized pocket shark found in the Gulf of Mexico has turned out to be a new species.

Sanders supports protesters as telescope standoff continues

Caleb Jones and Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 1:12pm

Hundreds of protesters trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope on land some consider sacred continue to gather at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Friday, as Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders expressed his support for the demonstration.

The moon landing was a giant leap for movies, too

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:43am

In 1964, Stanley Kubrick, on the recommendation of the science-fiction author Arthur C. Clarke, bought a telescope.

Apollo 11 astronauts reunite on 50th anniversary of moonshot

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:27am

Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins reunited Friday on the eve of the 50th anniversary of humanity's first moon landing.

Virgin Orbit in launch deal with UK's Royal Air Force

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:43am

Virgin Orbit says it has been selected by the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force to provide launches of small satellites on short notice.

Giant Hawaii telescope to focus on big unknowns of universe

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:34am

Is there life on planets outside our solar system? How did stars and galaxies form in the earliest years of the universe? How do black holes shape galaxies?

Here's what's actually going on with that app that makes you look old

Rachel Lerman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:02pm

Is a peek into the future worth your privacy in the present?

The Latest: Telescope protest enters 4th day after arrests

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:14pm

The Latest on protests of a telescope on Hawaii mountain (all times local):

Richard Branson inspired by Apollo, his own space shot soon

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:03pm

Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson said Thursday his spaceship has just a few more test flights before he jumps on board for the first tourist trip.

Greek police name suspect in US scientist's killing, rape

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:29am

Greek authorities say they have identified a suspect accused of the brutal killing and rape of American scientist Suzanne Eaton.

The heat goes on: June toastiest on record, July may follow

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:22am

The heat goes on: Earth sizzled to its hottest June on record as the climate keeps going to extremes.

Nevada: Feds should restudy seismic risk at nuke dump site

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:17am

Nevada's governor and congressional delegation are pointing to earthquakes this month in the California desert and calling for the U.S. Energy Department to look again at seismic risks of burying the nation's most radioactive nuclear waste at a site in the Mojave Desert.

Top senator calls for FBI to review popular photo app

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:46am

The top Senate Democrat is calling on the FBI to review a Russian company's trendy smartphone app that transforms faces from photos into younger and older images of the person, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.

Nevada: Feds should restudy seismic risk at nuke dump site

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:19am

Nevada's governor and congressional delegation are pointing to earthquakes this month in the California desert and calling for the U.S. Energy Department look again at seismic risks of burying the nation's most radioactive nuclear waste at a site in the Mojave Desert.

Nevada: Feds should restudy seismic risk at nuke dump site

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:04am

Nevada's governor and congressional delegation are pointing to earthquakes this month in the California desert and calling for the U.S. Energy Department look again at seismic risks of burying the nation's most radioactive nuclear waste at a site in the Mojave Desert.

India reschedules launch of its moon mission for Monday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 12:48am

India's space agency said it will launch a spacecraft to the south pole of the moon on Monday after stopping an attempt this week.

Nevada: Feds should restudy seismic risk at nuke dump site

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 12:20am

Nevada's governor and congressional delegation are pointing to earthquakes this month in the California desert and calling for the U.S. Energy Department look again at seismic risks of burying the nation's most radioactive nuclear waste at a site in the Mojave Desert.

Hawaii telescope protesters don't back down after arrests

Caleb Jones, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:04pm

Protesters didn't back down from their long-running effort to stop construction of a $1.4 billion telescope, blocking a road Thursday to the top of a mountain sacred to some Native Hawaiians a day after authorities arrested nearly three dozen people.

Correction: TV-Moon Landing Specials story

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 5:08pm

In a July 5 story about TV specials marking the 1969 moon landing, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a July 20 concert celebrating the event will air on PBS. The National Symphony Orchestra Pops concert at the Kennedy Center will not be aired.

Memories of watching Apollo 11: 'You could hear a pin drop'

Jeremy Rehm, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 3:08pm

When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took their first steps on the moon in 1969, the world was watching.