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08.11.15
ICYMI: 3D-printed telescope, bird drone and more
08.11.15

ICYMI: 3D-printed telescope, bird drone and more

An open-source, 3D-printed telescope is being offered by the Open Space Agency so that hobbyists of all stripes can easily share their discoveries. The BionicBird drone flies by legit flapping its wings and our own jabberjays to torment Katniss cannot be far behind.

By K. Davis,   08.11.15
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06.09.15
Here's your clearest view yet of star formation in the early universe
06.09.15

Here's your clearest view yet of star formation in the early universe

Spotting anything at the edge of the known universe is difficult, but scientists have just managed...

By J. Fingas,   06.09.15
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06.01.15
The Big Picture: Hubble peeks at the Milky Way's densest star cluster
06.01.15

The Big Picture: Hubble peeks at the Milky Way's densest star cluster

Some parts of space are a little more crowded than others. The Arches Cluster, located 25,000 ligh...

By N. Summers,   06.01.15
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05.21.15
The Big Picture: Say hello to NASA's 'nastiest' star
05.21.15

The Big Picture: Say hello to NASA's 'nastiest' star

NASA's "Nasty 1" isn't like other stars. Bigger than our Sun but barely older than humanity itself...

By A. Tarantola,   05.21.15
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01.20.15
The Club Nintendo rewards program is closing down
01.20.15

The Club Nintendo rewards program is closing down

Club Nintendo is closing down. What's Club Nintendo, you ask? That's probably why it's closing. Th...

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01.09.15
NASA is using machine learning to predict the characteristics of stars
01.09.15

NASA is using machine learning to predict the characteristics of stars

With so many stars in our galaxy to discover and catalog, NASA is adopting new machine learning te...

By N. Summers,   01.09.15
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01.05.15
We're (eventually) doomed: passing stars may rain comets on Earth
01.05.15

We're (eventually) doomed: passing stars may rain comets on Earth

There are many things in space that can bring life on Earth to an end, whether they're wayward ast...

By J. Fingas,   01.05.15
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12.15.14
Supercomputer gives most accurate picture yet of star formation
12.15.14

Supercomputer gives most accurate picture yet of star formation

Scientists may finally have an answer to the question of why fewer stars than expected form out of...

By S. Dent,   12.15.14
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12.12.14
The Big Picture: Galactic collision provides amazing X-ray light show
12.12.14

The Big Picture: Galactic collision provides amazing X-ray light show

'Tis the season for holiday light shows, and two galaxies about 130 million light years from Earth...

By B. Steele,   12.12.14
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