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Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Tongue of the Ocean. Never heard of it? It's a 6,000 feet deep oceanic trench off the Bahamas. Its deep blue waters are visible from space. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Apollo 8 astronaut Bill Anders about his 1968 NASA mission to orbit the Moon, and his photograph called "Earth Rising" that he took on Christmas Eve 40 years ago.

Arts, Culture & Media

Czech square mystery

Danish and Czech scientists are working to solve a centuries-old mystery involving 16th century astronomer Tycho Brahe. The mystery is about his death. Scientists dug up Brahe's bones this week to search for clues. But where?

Global Politics

Space station turns 10

The International Space Station turns ten years old today. Some say it's a colossal waste of time and money. Others say its a symbol of what can be done in space when nations work together. The World's Clark Boyd reports.

Global Politics

Going to Mars

Today, President Obama outlined his vision for NASA's future, including a manned mission to Mars. Russia and Europe are also planning missions to the red planet, but experts don't expect a new international space race. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.