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Battling to keep Venice's floodwaters at bay

Road Trip 2011: The famous Italian city gets flooded up to five times a year, and a massive infrastructure project is under way to protect it against the rising tides, as well as to save its beaches and marine habitats.

By Jul. 11, 2011


Curiosity captures footage of a Martian moon eclipse

For the first time for any Mars surface expedition, the Curiosity rover captures images of two Martian moons eclipsing each other.

By Aug. 18, 2013


Leap second: June 30 to be longer than other days

To keep atomic clocks in line with the Earth, June 30 will get an extra second tacked on at the end of the day.

By Jun. 27, 2012