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14 Headline-Making Science Events Of 2012

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posted on Dec, 30 2012 @ 08:13 PM
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A slide show of fourteen headline making science stories of 2012.

There is a wide variety of topics.

View the slide show HERE

Here is a sample...


Felix Baumgartner breaks the speed of sound in 24-mile plunge to Earth.

Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner trained for five years to become the first person to break the speed of sound without an aircraft. In October, Baumgartner captivated millions of people by riding a balloon-hoisted space capsule 128,000 feet above Earth and then jumping. Preliminary data shows that he reached of top speed of 833.9 mph and succeeded in breaking the sound barrier.


BONUS - Biggest science breakthroughs of the year
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posted on Dec, 30 2012 @ 08:22 PM
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A great year for science! However, I was shocked that the Higgs Boson was not included :/



posted on Dec, 30 2012 @ 08:31 PM
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posted on Dec, 30 2012 @ 08:38 PM
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Originally posted by Trolloks
A great year for science! However, I was shocked that the Higgs Boson was not included :/


Look in the bonus slide show linked to at the bottom of the OP. It is number 10.
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