Artist's concept of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flying by 2014 MU69 on Jan. 1, 2019. Early observations hint at the Kuiper Belt object being either a binary orbiting pair or a contact (stuck together) pair of nearly like-sized bodies with diameters near 12 and 11 miles. (Photo: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI/Carlos Hernandez)
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NASA seeks nickname for tiny, icy world on solar system edge

NASA is seeking a nickname for a tiny, icy world on the edge of the solar system that's the next destination for New Horizons, the spacecraft that surveyed Pluto.
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Einstein’s theory of happiness sells for $1.3M at auction

While Albert Einstein's theory of happiness may be relative, it fetched $1.3 million at a Jerusalem auction on Tuesday.
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Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold

It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the cosmos, including how gold was created.
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Wilmington teacher receives scholarship for STEM curriculum

A local teacher has been recognized for her dedication to STEM education in our community.
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Afghan girls robotics team competes after visa obstacles

A group of Afghan girls competing Monday in an international robotics competition in Washington were clearly excited to be representing their nation as they were twice rejected for U.S. visas.
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Hundreds show up for adults-only museum event

They say you're never too old to stop learning, and one local museum put on a special event Thursday night that was just for the grown-ups.
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Near record amount of April showers drench US last month

That whole April showers thing went a bit overboard last month in the United States.
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GE Hitachi encourages for more girls in STEM fields

GE Hitachi hosted their 9th annual Girls in Technology event at UNCW.
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Trump signs bill authorizing NASA funding, Mars exploration

President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill that adds exploration of Mars as a NASA goal.
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Future GLOW Academy students build relationships through robots

The Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington hosted a learning circle at UNCW Saturday and it was all about robotics.