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Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

For our Geo Quiz we wanted to know the birthplace of the astronomer Johannes Kepler. He was born in Weil der Stadt in southern Germany in 1571. NASA is launching a space mission named after Kepler tonight. The World's David Leveille reports.

Global Politics

Final resting place of Copernicus

Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus is famous for figuring out that the Earth revolves around the sun. For nearly five centuries the location of Copernicus' earthly remains was a mystery. Now the case is cracked: We're wondering if you know where?

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the altitude at which the Earth's atmosphere crosses over into outer space. That boundary is referred to as the the K-rm-n line. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with photographer Robert Harrison.

Science, Tech & Environment

Space walk

The Space Shuttle Endeavour is currently docked at the International Space Station. Part of the mission is to conduct a number of spacewalks to repair a faulty solar panel hinge. But the astronauts have had a bit of trouble. BBC Science Correspondent David Shukman explains.

Arts, Culture & Media

Onion story

Corrections are part of the news business. But a couple of newspapers in Bangladesh are apologizing for making a BIG mistake this week. Here's a quick summary. They printed a story; the problem was� the story came from satirical news website, The Onion.

Global Politics

Satellites keep an eye on nukes

One way that the disarmament of nuclear weapons is monitored is through the use of satellite technology. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Kevin Pomfret who has helped to develop strategies to monitor arms control agreements.