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|U.S. Maps Pinpoint Earthquakes Linked to Quest for Oil and Gas|
|04/27/2015 07:24 PM|
A United States Geological Survey report identifies 17 regions with significant levels of Ă˘ÂÂinduced seismicity,Ă˘ÂÂ mostly from oil and gas drilling. The two worst hit areas are centered in Oklahoma.
|Chipotle to Stop Serving Genetically Altered Food|
|04/27/2015 07:20 PM|
Starting Monday, nothing sold by Chipotle, which has more than 1,800 restaurants, will contain any genetically modified ingredients.
|How The Deadly Nepal Earthquake Happened [GRAPHIC]|
|04/27/2015 07:00 PM|
Saturday's terrible earthquake was the latest result of an ongoing collision of giant pieces of our planet, a slow-moving disaster that started about 50 million years ago.
-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
|SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launches Turkmenistan's First-Ever Satellite|
|04/27/2015 05:56 PM|
The private spaceflight company SpaceX launched the first-ever satellite for Turkmenistan into orbit Monday evening (April 27), marking the second space mission in less than two weeks for the firm's Falcon 9 rocket. The SpaceXĂÂ Falcon 9 rocket blasted offĂÂ from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 7:03 p.m. EDT (2303 GMT) to deliver the TurkmenĂÂlem52E/MonacoSat communications satellite into orbit, after a 49-minute delay caused by cloudy conditions. The satellite, which was built by France-based aerospace firm Thales Alenia Space, weighs about 9,920 lbs. (4,500 kilograms) and has a design lifetime of 15 years, according to a mission description. "Once operational in orbit, TurkmenĂÂlem52E/MonacoSAT will allow Turkmenistan to operate its first national satellite telecommunications system, ensuring enhanced, secure telecommunications for the country," SpaceX representatives wrote in a mission fact sheet.