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Global tributes pour in for Stephen Hawking, who died at 76
One of the galaxy's brightest minds, physicist Stephen Hawking , has died at age 76 and tributes have come in from all corners of the globe. Hawking finally lost his battle Tuesday with ALS, a rare form of motor neurone disease also known as Lou Gehrig's disease , outliving the predictions of
'Real Biz With Rebecca Jarvis': Hyperloop One co-founder
Hyperloop One co-founder Shervin Pishevar talks about the company, the only company in the world that has built a full-scale Hyperloop system.
FAA Grants Virgin Galactic Approval to Resume Testing Its Spaceplane
An important milestone for Virgin Galactic in its bid to provide suborbital space flights to tourists.
As Newt Gingrich Mulls VP Nod, a Look at His Most Out-of-This-World Ideas
Newt Gingrich has begun openly speculating that he would consider a vice presidential offer from presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump . If the duo paired up, there would be not one but two men on the ticket who have been widely criticized and sometimes mocked for some of their
Virgin Galactic Ready to Return to Flight Testing After Deadly SpaceShipTwo Crash
Virgin Galactic unveiled its new SpaceShipTwo vehicle this afternoon, marking the company's return to flight testing after a 2014 crash killed one pilot and left another seriously injured. The spacecraft made its debut this afternoon at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, where it was
Virgin Galactic to Unveil New Passenger Spacecraft
The company hopes SpaceShipTwo will eventually take tourists to the edge of space.
Cause of Virgin Galactic SpaceshipTwo Crash Revealed
NTSB investigators say the crash in the Mojave Desert was caused by premature moving of the spacecraft's tail wings.
Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Pilot Recalls Chilling Moment of Accident
The Virgin Galactic pilot who miraculously parachuted to safety after SpaceShipTwo disintegrated over the Mojave Desert last year felt as though something was trying to rip his helmet off as he fell to the ground. Peter Siebold’s interview was included in a release today by National Transportation
Richard Branson Reimagines Hotel Rooms for Women
Billionaire is expanding his Virgin empire with a hotel chain that caters to the female traveler.
Virgin Group Says Its Year-Long Maternity, Paternity Leave Policy Will Come to U.S.
Virgin Group's new generous family leave policy introduced by founder Sir Richard Branson today, including 12 months of paid leave for new dads, may come to its other management office in the U.S. after all. While this new policy applies to Virgin's 140 employees in its management offices in London