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01.20.16
2015 was the hottest year on record
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2015 was the hottest year on record

Earth's temperatures were higher than they've ever been.

By J. Fingas,   01.20.16
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12.22.15
Watch 58 years of space debris appear in 1 minute
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Watch 58 years of space debris appear in 1 minute

If you want to know why space junk is a problem, this video will answer your questions.

By J. Fingas,   12.22.15
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12.18.15
Lunar Orbiter captures the Earth rising from the moon's horizon
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Lunar Orbiter captures the Earth rising from the moon's horizon

You'll never see this sight from our planet.

By M. Moon,   12.18.15
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12.14.15
NASA offers a rare, steady view of the sunlit Earth
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NASA offers a rare, steady view of the sunlit Earth

Until now, you had to be an astronaut or a probe to see this for yourself.

By J. Fingas,   12.14.15
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10.26.15
New lunar maps let you explore the moon from your couch
10.26.15

New lunar maps let you explore the moon from your couch

The existing lunar maps used by the US Geological Survey are two years older than I am.

By A. Tarantola,   10.26.15
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09.21.15
Over 4 billion people will go without internet access this year
09.21.15

Over 4 billion people will go without internet access this year

You may have plenty of internet access where you live, but the United Nations wants to remind you that most people are still offline.

By J. Fingas,   09.21.15
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08.26.15
New game from 'Gears of War' creator breaks the moon
08.26.15

New game from 'Gears of War' creator breaks the moon

Lawbreakers is a free, post-catastrophe, sci-fi shooter. Just don't call it "post-apocalyptic."

By J. Conditt,   08.26.15
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08.25.15
Explore the world's economy in Harvard's trippy 3D map
08.25.15

Explore the world's economy in Harvard's trippy 3D map

Harvard wants to help make sense of the world economy through a trippy, interactive 3D map.

By J. Fingas,   08.25.15
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07.23.15
NASA discovers a 'close cousin' of Earth around a sun-like star
07.23.15

NASA discovers a 'close cousin' of Earth around a sun-like star

NASA's Kepler space telescope spotted a bigger, older cousin of the Earth.

By C. Velazco,   07.23.15
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