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While one hot topic regarding outer space lately is a work of science fiction, here's some fact to switch that up -- in case comets aren't really your bag. What you see above is the first result of the Alma telescope array set up in its near-final form, capturing the beginnings of a solar system t

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NASA's Kepler telescope is permanently on the lookout for celestial objects of interest, and its latest discovery is a small one. A small planet, to be exact -- in fact, the smallest its encountered during its search. Kepler-37b is a tad larger than our heavenly dance partner, the Moon, and whizze

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The above planet -- whose existence was first detected in April of 2008 -- is the first confirmed alien planet (meaning that its orbiting a sun-like star) to ever be directly photographed. The system, called 1RXS 1609, is roughly five million years old (our own solar system is 4.6 billion years old

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For all the nifty timepieces we've spotted over the years, the truth of the matter is that our cellphone, computer and microwave clocks do a solid 99 percent of our time telling around the Engadget HQ. However, that doesn't seem to have slowed these inventive clock makers one bit. The Planetary Orb

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No, a decent Bluetooth-enabled sound system isn't impossible to find, but tracking one down with \"audiophile\" potential is understandably tougher. High-end French boutique Elipson has teamed up with Bluetooth guru Parrot to bring us the self-proclaimed answer to the audiophile's quest in locating a

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