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Great Alaska Quake shook up science

When North America's largest-known earthquake shook Alaska for all it was worth at 5:36 p.m., on Good Friday, March 27, 1964, George Plafker was in the right place at the very right time. At 35, Plafker was an up-and-coming geologist with the U.S.

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Tucson students have play headed for off-Broadway

TUCSON, Ariz. - Some playwrights write a lifetime and never see their work on stage. It took high school seniors Peter Chipman and Victoria Stiely just two days. That's how long the St.

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Grand Canyon may be much older than previously thought

LOS ANGELES - The awe-inspiring Grand Canyon was probably carved about 70 million years ago, much earlier than thought, a provocative new study suggests - so early that dinosaurs might have roamed near this natural wonder.

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...been on the planet, you would have been able to drink it," said chief scientist John Grotzinger of the California Institute of Technology.The rover made a dramatic "seven-minutes-of-terror" landing last August near the planet's equator...

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Impact of onboard gunfire uncertain, aviation experts say

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A bang and then a whistle. A bullet fired to thwart a would-be hijacker misses its intended target and pierces the cabin of a jetliner cruising at 40,000 feet.

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Nobel Prize laureate takes UAA chair

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- A winner of this year's Nobel Prize for economics will teach at the University of Alaska Anchorage next year, the university announced Friday.

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High-tech incubator Idealab fights for survival

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- Big-dreaming entrepreneur Bill Gross once personified the giddiness of the Internet economy as he hatched both clever and kooky startups at Idealab, his business incubator.

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