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A Hubble image shows the globular cluster Fornax 3 in the dwarf galaxy Fornax. Astronomers are baffled because stars seem to be missing from the cluster. (Photo by NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope)

Scientists Unable To Find Massive Population Of Stars That Went Missing

New observations of a distant galaxy cluster find far more younger stars than older stars than existing theories predicted.

11/25/2014

Founder Elon Musk expects SpaceX to invest $100 million in the world's first commercial orbital spaceport during the next three to four years. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

SpaceX Breaks Ground On Texas Rocket Launch Site

Founder Elon Musk expects SpaceX to invest $100 million in the world’s first commercial orbital spaceport during the next three to four years.

09/22/2014

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch on May 22, 2012.  (BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/GettyImages)

SpaceX Rocket Blows Up During Test Flight

Nobody was injured when the unmanned rocket exploded at a test site in McGregor.

08/22/2014

SpaceX founder Elon Musk says he's interested in putting a launch pad on a beach near Brownsville. (Getty Images)

SpaceX CEO Signals Favor For Texas Site

SpaceX founder Elon Musk says he’s interested in putting a launch pad on a beach near Brownsville.

04/26/2014

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