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Blood moon: Sky gazers mesmerized as red hue lights up night sky

04/15/2014 8:20am
Sky gazers caught a glimpse of the "blood moon" crossing the Earth's shadow Tuesday in all its splendor. The moon took on a reddish hue as it appeared in different phases between 2 and 4:30 a.m. ET.

A plane that flies forever? Solar-powered flight to take off in 2015

04/15/2014 11:22am
The Swiss duo unveiled last week Solar Impulse 2, a revolutionary aircraft designed to achieve the longest ever flight in the history of aviation in terms of duration for a single pilot. It will attempt to fly non- stop for 120 hours (yes, that's five successive days and nights) over oceans and continents without a drop of fuel.

Glow-in-the-dark road guides drivers

04/15/2014 11:45am
Futuristic glow-in-the-dark roads were implemented on a stretch of highway in the Netherlands Sunday, and the agency who created the technology hopes it will soon guide drivers worldwide.

Dinosaur discoveries in Utah's 'amazing place' get national attention

04/15/2014 10:05pm
In the past 15 years, scientists have dug up at least nine — and possibly as many as 20 — new species of dinosaurs in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Now, National Geographic magazine is publicizing the remarkable discoveries.