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Obama touts clean energy in Science

In the closing days of his White House term, President Barack Obama argues that the push toward renewable energy is unstoppable, and that it’s a valid strategy for economic growth. The substance of Obama’s argument isn’t as surprising as where it … Continue reading

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Obama goes into full (and feisty) geek mode

President Barack Obama stated the obvious today during what almost sounded like a farewell address to the tech community he loves. “I confess, I am a science geek,” he said at the White House Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh. “I’m a … Continue reading

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Obama talks up NASA’s vision for Mars

President Barack Obama is throwing a spotlight on NASA’s plan for Mars exploration – and habitation – in advance of this week’s White House-backed conference on the frontiers of technology. “We have set a clear goal vital to the next chapter of America’s … Continue reading

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Space ventures get political shout-outs

Even though they happened far from the Evergreen State, last year’s Pluto flyby and the rocket landings accomplished by Blue Origin and SpaceX were among the “big moments” mentioned today in Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s State of the State Address. … Continue reading

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