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BYU football: Cougars crushed 41-14 by an inspired Liberty team that had all the right answers Saturday in Lynchburg, Virginia

BYU football: Cougars crushed 41-14 by an inspired Liberty team that had all the right answers Saturday in Lynchburg, Virginia

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Liberty coach Hugh Freeze called it the most important home football game in program history. Then the visiting BYU Cougars went out and played like it was the least important game in their history, like they didn’t even care. Certainly, it was one of the most embarrassing performances for BYU in the …

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A scientist calculates there are 15,694 pounds of trash on Mars.  Most of it stems from discarded hardware like this thermal blanket that protected NASA's Perseverance survive its descent through the hellish atmosphere

Mars is already TRASHED: Humans have left more than 15,000 pounds of debris on the Red Planet

Humans have left more than 15,000 pounds of trash on Mars in the last 50 years and not a single person has ever stepped foot on the red planet. Cagri Kilic, a postdoctoral research fellow in robotics at West Virginia University, analyzed the mass of all rovers and orbiters sent to Mars and subtracted the …

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Astronomer Virginia Trimble: ‘There were 14 women on the Caltech campus when I arrived in 1964’

VVirginia Trimble, 78, is a professor of physics and astronomy at the University of California, Irvine, whose astronomy career spans more than 50 years. She has studied the structure and evolution of stars, galaxies and the universe and published more than 1,000 works, including research papers in astronomy, astrophysics, the history of science and scientometrics …

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Virginia Patton, Actress in 'It's a Wonderful Life,' Dies at 97

Virginia Patton, Actress in ‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ Dies at 97

Virginia Patton, who portrayed Ruth Dakin Bailey, the sister-in-law of Jimmy Stewart’s George Bailey, in the Frank Capra holiday classic It’s a Wonderful Life, has died. She was 97. Patton died Thursday at an assisted living facility in Albany, Georgia, the Mathews Funeral Home announced. Patton’s character in the 1946 film was married to Harry …

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