Space

01.26.16
Cassini starts preparing for its sensational grand finale
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Cassini starts preparing for its sensational grand finale

The spacecraft is moving to higher altitudes in preparation for its last year.

By M. Moon,   01.26.16
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01.25.16
Marvin Minsky, A.I. pioneer, dies of brain hemorrhage at 88
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Marvin Minsky, A.I. pioneer, dies of brain hemorrhage at 88

He cofounded and taught at MIT's artificial intelligence lab in addition to inventing key research equipment.

By T. Seppala,   01.25.16
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01.25.16
'The Martian' VFX reel shows how they put Matt Damon on Mars
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'The Martian' VFX reel shows how they put Matt Damon on Mars

Watch how a visual effects company made the film seem real.

By D. Hardawar,   01.25.16
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01.25.16
Hubble shows some of the galaxy's biggest, brightest stars
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Hubble shows some of the galaxy's biggest, brightest stars

Some are so intense that they'll go supernova within a few million years.

By J. Fingas,   01.25.16
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01.24.16
Lockheed Martin works on smaller, more powerful telescope tech
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Lockheed Martin works on smaller, more powerful telescope tech

SPIDER uses thousands of tiny lenses to peer into space.

By M. Moon,   01.24.16
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01.23.16
Astronaut Scott Kelly hosts a Reddit Q&A from space at 4PM ET
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Astronaut Scott Kelly hosts a Reddit Q&A from space at 4PM ET

NASA's Space Station veteran wants you to ask him anything.

By J. Fingas,   01.23.16
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01.23.16
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin sent its rocket to space... again
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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin sent its rocket to space... again

SpaceX went further, but Blue Origin has struck back by actually re-using a rocket.

By R. Lawler,   01.23.16
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01.22.16
It's a conspiracy! You want to believe
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It's a conspiracy! You want to believe

The truth may not be out there -- it may be all in your head.

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