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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 February 20, 2013

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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 April 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 April 12, 2011

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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 April 12, 2011

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Celebrating Yuri's spirit of exploration (photos)

At Yuri's Night Education Day, NASA opens the hangar doors to the spirit of enthusiastic education.

22 Images April 8, 2011

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Liftoff at Yuri's Night (photos)

At the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif., revelers mark Yuri's Night, an annual worldwide party that celebrates Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's first flight into space.

11 Images April 12, 2010

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Yuri's Night at NASA celebrates the spirit of exploration

Panorama view of Yuri's Night--which celebrated Soviet Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's first flight into space--at NASA Ames Research Center.

By April 11, 2010

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Semiautonomous orbs rock Yuri's Night

Project originally designed for Burning Man delights crowd at Bay Area's version of the worldwide celebration of man's first trip into space.

By April 14, 2008

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NASA Ames' director talks Yuri's Night, Google, and more

At the annual celebration of the first human exploration of space, the director of NASA's Silicon Valley research center opens up about the facility's plans.

By April 13, 2008

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Gadget report from Yuri's Night at NASA

A look at some interesting technology found during the Yuri's Night festival at the NASA Ames Research Center.

By April 16, 2007