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Russian mathematician wins Norwegian $1 million Abel Prize
If you listen carefully, the world constantly produces fascinating, magical, hard-to-explain sounds. One man has pulled together the sonic wonders of the world, including some made locally.
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Snag delays arrival of Soyuz spacecraft carrying Russian-American crew at space station
Despite disagreements over Ukraine, Russian rocket launches with American on board
Anthropologist: Remains found near Colorado City could be those of man from 1,800 years ago
Chair of oversight board questions safety at nuke dump; calls accidents "near misses"
Judge sentences man to 2 years of probation on felony plea to smuggling fossils from China
Company hoping to carry NASA astronauts showing off its work at Michoud
A mentally demanding job can be stressful. But, it could also keep people's minds sharp even after they retire.
The GPS tracker inside rechargeable Smart Soles transmits their location both on demand, but also when the wearer goes outside a set radius, determined by their caregiver.
5 Things to know about deadly weekend landslide in Washington state
1989 Exxon Valdez disaster, then world's worst oil spill, as reported by The Associated Press
California doctors have found new way to diagnose Valley fever through DNA testing
WTOP space contributor Greg Redfern explores the future of manned spaceflight at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.
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Spring brings stubborn cold to northern US, continued drought in Southwest
Hi: 66 °F | Lo: 40 °F