Name Nasa's Next Mars Rover
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Think you have what it takes to name NASA’s next rover? Well, it’s time to get creative because now’s your chance!

NASA announced that K–12 students can enter the Mars 2020 Name the Rover essay contest now through Nov. 1.

“This naming contest is a wonderful opportunity for our... Read more

The Tramp is from a Phoenix shelter!
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Top Photo: The Tramp is from a Phoenix shelter! Photo credit: The Walt Disney Company

It’s the stuff that movies are made from—Hollywood animal trainers find an adorable dog at a... Read more

Impossible Whopper
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Wait, what?! That’s right, meatless burgers are becoming more common and Burger King is the latest chain to hop on the bandwagon.

Burger King is selling the plant-based Impossible Whopper at its more than 7,000 locations across the United States for the next month. It is testing the... Read more

U.S. Women’s Team players show off their World Cup trophy!
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Top Photo: photo courtesy of Fox. U.S. Women’s Team players show off their World Cup trophy!

STADE DE LYON, France—Some of the press, soccer fans and even their competition called them arrogant,... Read more

Loose snake
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Top Photo: photo courtesy of Phoenix Fire Dept.

A blazing house fire wasn’t all that Phoenix fire-fighters encountered on May 16. The also faced snakes—hundreds of ’em!!!

The house was in Laveen near... Read more

The first image of a black hole!
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Top Photo: The first image of a black hole! Photo courtesy of Event Horizon Telescope

Black holes—we’ve known about them, studied them, run computer simulations to model them. And on April 10, we got... Read more

Legendary Ichiro Steps Off the Field
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Top photo credit: photo courtesy of Ben VanHouten, Seattle Mariners

Ichiro Suzuki, one of baseball’s greatest players, returned home to Japan where his career began to play his final game and announce his... Read more

Great white sharks are the largest predatory fish in the world.
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Scary teeth. Huge size. Top predator. That’s what most people think of when they think of the great white shark. However, there is a newly discovered aspect to these notorious creatures that should be added to that list: their DNA.

Scientists have mapped great white sharks’ DNA and found... Read more

Visitors learn about more of a Native American perspective of the desert at Saguaro National Park West
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Top Photo: Visitors learn about more of a Native American perspective of the desert at Saguaro National Park West.

The longest government shutdown in U.S. history ended after 35 days. The partial... Read more

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