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Mark Zuckerberg, Yuri Milner, Sergey Brin launch Breakthrough Prize (pictures)

At an inaugural presentation event at UCSF, the tech luminaries who sponsored the $33 million Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences say they want to turn scientists into heroes.

8 Images By Feb. 20, 2013

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Yuri Gagarin's historic space flight (photos)

On April 12, 1961, an unknown Soviet flight major became the first man into space. The rest is history.

10 Images By Apr. 12, 2011

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Yuri Gagarin Google doodle celebrates 50 years of spaceflight

Today's Google doodle -- the company logo on Google's home page -- and a new documentary commemorate the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin becoming the first man in space.

By Apr. 12, 2011

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Celebrating 50 years since Yuri Gagarin's 'Let's Go!'

On April 12, 1961, the Soviet cosmonaut became the first human to go into space. It took the Americans another year to put a man into orbit. Fifty years later, Gagarin's fame is as bright as ever, and he may be one of the few Soviets to retain his star power.

By Apr. 12, 2011

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Tech Time Machine: 12 April

By Apr. 11, 2012

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Mark Zuckerberg co-sponsors $33M prize to extend human life

Backed by tech luminaries, the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, a $3 million reward, is being presented to 11 different scientists for their efforts to cure diseases.

By Feb. 20, 2013

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Planet Labs raises $52 million to launch a swarm of satellites

A second round of funding will help pay for "Flock 1," a group of 28 diminutive satellites set to launch this month to supply customers with images of Earth.

By Dec. 18, 2013

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Winklevii buy Galactic tickets with bitcoin (because pioneers!)

No self-respecting entrepreneur of the future uses cash, checks, or barter -- especially when buying tickets to outer space.

By Mar. 5, 2014

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AngelList snags $24M, ups assault on traditional tech funding

As the SEC lifts its ban on general solicitation, online investment network AngelList announces it's raising $24 million to build a product for a new era of raising capital.

By Sep. 23, 2013

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To ride the Moscow subway for free, do 30 squats

As part of a Russian campaign to make citizens healthier, riders who buy a ticket at Vystavochnaya station in western Moscow have the option of paying in squats.

By Nov. 11, 2013