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NASA is revealing the latest results from the Kepler Space Telescope, which was designed to hunt for planets around distant stars, including ones that might be Earth-like.
Black Lives Matter became a powerful digital tool to mobilize thousands of protesters angered over the use of deadly police force in cities across the country. The group will meet on Friday in Cleveland to discuss what is next for its members, and how to influence real change.
NPR's Melissa Block speaks to New York Times reporter Jennifer Medina about how drones are flying too close to front lines of wildfires in California, interfering with planes fighting the flames.
With hundreds of fires burning in Alaska — some hundreds of miles from the nearest road — fire officials must decide which fires to fight and which to let burn by weighing potential threats and logistics. And in a place as rugged and wild as Alaska, the logistics can be very challenging.
On Friday, 22-year-old Joel Kitele plans to take his first shower ever in a ...
Are solar panels the best way to connect millions of Africans to electricity? That's the plan President Obama will tout on his visit to Kenya. Critics ask: What about tapping into power lines?
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Katie Mack, an astrophysicist at the University of Melbourne, about NASA's discovery of a planet that resembles Earth, and why mankind is so fascinated with twin-earths.