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The Flat Earth movement: People who ignore science
10/14/2018 2:18 PM
Flat-Earthers will tell you that not only is the Earth shaped like a Frisbee, but also that Man has never gone to the Moon, that footage of floating astronauts is faked, and the sun is tiny, hovering above our disk-shaped planet. It's a sign of a lack of faith in science, by people who only choose to believe what they can see for themselves. Correspondent Brook Silva-Braga talks with YouTube host Patricia Steere (who thinks NASA is part of a conspiracy); Thomas Nichols, author of "The Death of Expertise" (who talks about a reverse-snobbery expressed against the well-educated); and Flat Earther "Mad Mike" Hughes (who ascended 1,800 feet in a self-built rocket to see if the Earth actually curves.
Robot runs and leaps through obstacle course
10/12/2018 7:22 PM
Just another legs day at the gym for Atlas the backflipping robot from Boston Dynamics
First look inside Waymo's self-driving taxis
10/12/2018 4:41 PM
Only on "CBS This Morning," we are taking you inside the self-driving car program operated by Waymo, a sister company of Google. It's the first time Waymo has allowed cameras in their autonomous minivans. The company is preparing to launch the nation's first self-driving taxi service. Kris Van Cleave reports.
Rocket failure forces astronauts to make emergency landing
10/11/2018 11:41 PM
A Soyuz FG rocket malfunctioned just two minutes after liftoff Thursday. It forced an American and Russian astronaut to execute an emergency landing. CBS News correspondent Mark Strassmann reports.
Which brown bear will be crowned winner of Alaska's Fat Bear Week?
10/09/2018 8:56 PM
A high-stakes, week-long competition ends Tuesday night in Alaska. And the contestants don't even know they're competing. A brown bear in Alaska's Katmai National Park will soon be named the winner of "Fat Bear Week." Fans are voting in an online contest for the bear that's done the best job packing on the pounds before hibernation. Lee Cowan of "CBS Sunday Morning" reports.
Global warming: How you can help the environment right now
10/09/2018 11:30 AM
A new report from the U.N. predicts that at the current warming rate, millions more people will die from extreme heat by the year 2040
Moscow's stunning new park, designed by Americans
10/07/2018 11:26 PM
Built adjacent to Red Square, Moscow's Zaryadye Park, the city's first new park in 50 years, recreates Russia's many landscapes in the center of one of the world's biggest, busiest cities. The park, which features 32 undulating acres covered in native plants and trees, was designed by American architect Charles Renfro, who was responsible for New York's High Line. Correspondent Liz Palmer talked with Renfro and with landscape architect Mary Margaret Jones about the backstory of this grand, romantic public space.
Almanac: Carbon paper
10/07/2018 2:43 PM
On October 7, 1806, the duplicative stationery that made copies was patented by English inventor Ralph Wedgwood. Mo Rocca reports on the story of carbon paper, which was long ago overtaken by copy machines, but whose memory is just an email away.
Neil deGrasse Tyson says the proposed space force is a "good idea"
10/05/2018 3:17 AM
This week on "The Takeout," Neil deGrasse Tyson joins CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett to discuss the space force and Tyson's new book, "Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military."
Dog with 3D-printed skull gives researches hope
10/04/2018 11:51 PM
A 3D-printer has created a new skull for a 9-year-old dog named Patches. Researchers hope the same technology may one day help humans. CBS News correspondent Don Dahler explains.
Dentist's 30-second procedure helps tongue-tied boy speak
10/04/2018 9:54 PM
A 6-year-old boy in Texas is finding his voice after a simple procedure on his tongue helped him to speak. The parents of Mason Motz discovered being tongue-tied is a real and treatable medical condition. Omar Villafranca reports.
Farm run entirely by robots
10/04/2018 7:59 PM
In a warehouse in San Carlos, California, robots at the Iron Ox farm are growing and harvesting food. Len Ramirez of CBS station KPIX-TV reports.
Space station crew members set for return to Earth after lengthy mission
10/03/2018 5:53 PM
Three space station crew members plan to touch down in Kazakhstan to wrap up 197-day mission
Americans to receive cellphone alert from president in 1st national test
10/02/2018 9:55 PM
For the first time ever Wednesday, Americans nationwide will receive an alert on their cellphones from President Trump. The test, scheduled for 2:18 p.m. ET, is the first test of a national presidential alert system that will let any president issue a warning about a crisis. Anna Werner reports.
DHS secretary: ?No indication? of foreign attacks on election infrastructure
10/02/2018 6:36 PM
DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said at a cyber security summit that attempts at election interference by Russia and China have not been detected

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