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11.25.15
NASA installs the first mirror on the Hubble's replacement
11.25.15

NASA installs the first mirror on the Hubble's replacement

When complete, the James Webb space telescope is expected to exceed the Hubble's power by an order of magnitude.

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10.20.15
NASA flies four satellites in 'tightest ever' formation
10.20.15

NASA flies four satellites in 'tightest ever' formation

Imagine trying to get four satellites, each one the size of a baseball field, to fly in formation at 15,000 miles an hour.

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06.04.13
NASA creates eye-popping 160-megapixel image of our two nearest galaxies (video)
06.04.13

NASA creates eye-popping 160-megapixel image of our two nearest galaxies (video)

NASA is determined to bring the final frontier closer than ever -- or at least a small, photograph...

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08.25.12
Alt-week 8.25.12: robotic noses, Nodosaurs and Space X launches again
08.25.12

Alt-week 8.25.12: robotic noses, Nodosaurs and Space X launches again

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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12.19.11
NASA finds smallest ever black hole by its 'heartbeat' (video)
12.19.11

NASA finds smallest ever black hole by its 'heartbeat' (video)

NASA's found the smallest black hole it's ever seen, thanks to the Rossi X-Ray Timing Explorer...

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12.14.11
NASA building a harpoon to fire at comets, suddenly renders plot of 'Armageddon' plausible (video)
12.14.11

NASA building a harpoon to fire at comets, suddenly renders plot of 'Armageddon' plausible (video)

Whatever Michael Bay uses to propel that "high-concept" imagination of his, he's obviously pass...

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09.20.10
Visualized: NASA's lunar laser light show
09.20.10

Visualized: NASA's lunar laser light show

NASA's been quietly shooting lasers at the moon -- and the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, specifical...

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