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How to Get to Mars. Very Cool! HD

Spirit, MER-A (Mars Exploration Rover — A), is a robotic rover on Mars, active from 2004 to 2010. It was one of two rovers of NASA’s ongoing Mars Exploration Rover Mission. It landed successfully on Mars at 04:35 Ground UTC on January 4, 2004, three weeks before its twin, Opportunity (MER-B), landed on the other side of the planet.

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What is the ‘God Particle’? — Higgs Boson Explained

Physicist John Ellis talks about the subatomic particle that has taken the world by storm. CERN researchers have discovered the particle that gives all other matter its mass with the help of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Europe.

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Taylor Wilson: Yup, I built a nuclear fusion reactor

 

Taylor Wilson believes nuclear fusion is a solution to our future energy needs, and that kids can change the world. And he knows something about both of those: When he was 14, he built a working fusion reactor in his parents’ garage. Now 17, he takes the TED stage at short notice to tell (the short version of) his story.

Taylor Wilson built a nuclear reactor — in his backyard when he was fourteen years old.

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ScienceCasts: Auroras Underfoot

Lately, the International Space Station has been flying through geomagnetic storms, giving astronauts an close-up view of the aurora borealis just outside their windows.

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