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11.12.15
Construction has begun on the Giant Magellan Telescope in Chile
11.12.15

Construction has begun on the Giant Magellan Telescope in Chile

The Giant Magellan Telescope is on track to begin early operations in 2021.

By M. Moon,   11.12.15
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04.10.15
New telescope will be a high-resolution window to the universe
04.10.15

New telescope will be a high-resolution window to the universe

That 3D rendering up there is a new telescope from the National Science Foundation that promises t...

By M. Lalwani,   04.10.15
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03.19.15
A single Google balloon delivered internet from Chile to Australia
03.19.15

A single Google balloon delivered internet from Chile to Australia

It's been interesting watching Google's Project Loon progress, and the latest test run for the bal...

By T. Seppala,   03.19.15
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12.04.14
The 'Extremely Large Telescope' on track to study the universe by 2024
12.04.14

The 'Extremely Large Telescope' on track to study the universe by 2024

The construction of European Southern Observatory's Extremely Large Telescope, which will boast a...

By M. Moon,   12.04.14
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05.16.14
MIT harvests fog to make water in one of the driest places on Earth
05.16.14

MIT harvests fog to make water in one of the driest places on Earth

The climate is so arid in some corners of the globe that virtually any source of water is crucial...

By J. Fingas,   05.16.14
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12.06.13
Books come to Google Play in five South American countries
12.06.13

Books come to Google Play in five South American countries

Google Play Books' expansion tour has just made an important stop in South America. As of today, b...

By J. Fingas,   12.06.13
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05.27.13
Evilot takes Plants vs. Zombies to Triple Town
05.27.13

Evilot takes Plants vs. Zombies to Triple Town

This is Portabliss, a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. Plants vs. Zom...

By M. Schramm,   05.27.13
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03.14.13
Earth's largest telescope gets to work in Chile after 30 years of planning
03.14.13

Earth's largest telescope gets to work in Chile after 30 years of planning

Nestled within the Chilean Andes, the new Atacama Large Millimeter-submillimeter Array (ALMA) is n...

By M. Smith,   03.14.13
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09.19.12
DECam: Gazing deep into the final frontier in search of dark energy
09.19.12

DECam: Gazing deep into the final frontier in search of dark energy

The National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) puts it into perspective right away: "Eight bill...

By J. Trew,   09.19.12
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