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2016 President Campaign Hopeful Ted Cruz (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him ‘Unfit’ For Presidency

It’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz’s position is no different.

03/24/2015

Jupiter and its moons (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

NASA: Solar System’s Biggest Moon May Have More Water Than All Of Earth

The largest moon in the solar system harbors a salty ocean beneath its icy shell, the latest member to join a growing club of watery moons, NASA said Thursday.

03/13/2015

Photo by NASA/Liaison

The People Who Took Us To The Moon

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the 1969 landing on the moon and the realization of President Kennedy’s dream.

10/13/2014

NASA predicts that 100 million worlds in our own Milky Way galaxy may host alien life, and space program scientists estimate that humans will be able to find life within two decades.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NASA: Humans Will Prove ‘We Are Not Alone In The Universe’ Within 20 Years

NASA predicts that 100 million worlds in our own Milky Way galaxy may host alien life, and space program scientists estimate that humans will be able to find life within two decades.

07/15/2014

An artist concept shows the Kepler-10 system, home to two rocky planets. In the foreground is Kepler-10c, a planet that weighs 17 times as much as Earth and is more than twice as large in size. (Image Credit: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics/David Aguilar)

Scientists Discover ‘Godzilla Of Earths’

Massive planet could host a heavy atmosphere and possibly even life.

06/02/2014

(Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Space Group: Fire Missiles At Mars In Search For Life Below Planet’s Surface

A New England-based non-profit organization announced that it wants to fire missiles at the surface of Mars to get a better idea of life below planet’s surface.

05/10/2014

US astronaut Rick Mastracchio smiles during space suit test prior to blast off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan early on November 7, 2013. Russia on November 7 launched into space a trio of Russian, Japanese and US astronauts carrying an unlit Olympic torch that will for the first time be taken on a spacewalk to mark the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.  The Soyuz-FG rocket and Soyuz-TMA capsule, emblazoned with the symbols of the Sochi Games and the Olympic rings, blasted off for the International Space Station (ISS) from Baikonur.    AFP PHOTO/ POOL / SHAMIL ZHUMATOV        (Photo credit should read SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Astronaut to Deliver UConn Commencement from Space

University of Connecticut alumnus Rick Mastracchio would have liked to deliver this year’s graduation address to the university’s school of engineering in person.

05/01/2014

(Photo Courtesy of NASA/Newsmakers)

Study: Profitable Asteroid Mining Likely More Difficult Than Estimates

The possibility of a trillion-dollar industry in harvesting space rocks from near-Earth asteroids has taken a step back in response to a new study which located only a handful of suitable asteroids.

01/19/2014

US astronaut Rick Mastracchio smiles during space suit test prior to blast off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan early on November 7, 2013. Russia on November 7 launched into space a trio of Russian, Japanese and US astronauts carrying an unlit Olympic torch that will for the first time be taken on a spacewalk to mark the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.  The Soyuz-FG rocket and Soyuz-TMA capsule, emblazoned with the symbols of the Sochi Games and the Olympic rings, blasted off for the International Space Station (ISS) from Baikonur.    AFP PHOTO/ POOL / SHAMIL ZHUMATOV        (Photo credit should read SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Waterbury Native Succeeds In First Space Station Repairs

Two astronauts, one with ties to Waterbury, removed an old space station pump Saturday, sailing through the first of a series of urgent repair spacewalks to revive a crippled cooling line.

12/22/2013

File photo of a large tree knocked over by the winds of Superstorm Sandy. (Photo by MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientist: Climate Change, Rising Sea Levels Could Cause More Sandy-Level Flooding

An expert told CBS News that environmental shifts caused by climate change could lead to coastal flooding the likes of which was seen during Superstorm Sandy.

10/28/2013

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