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06.29.10
Emerald Observatory for iPad is stunning to look at, and it's useful too
06.29.10

Emerald Observatory for iPad is stunning to look at, and it's useful too

I can't think of another iPad app that looks quite as striking as Emerald Observatory. This US $0.99...

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05.31.10
NASA gives Voyager 2 a RAM reset, fixes communication bug
05.31.10

NASA gives Voyager 2 a RAM reset, fixes communication bug

NASA's finished successfully resetting the computer system of the Voyager 2 satellite, which had be...

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05.21.10
Take a planetary tour with Solar Walk
05.21.10

Take a planetary tour with Solar Walk

Solar Walk is a nifty astronomy romp from the folks who did the popular Star Walk iPhone and iPad ap...

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04.06.09
Grand Tour for the iPhone is a grand exploration of the solar system
04.06.09

Grand Tour for the iPhone is a grand exploration of the solar system

I admit I have a real love for astronomy and other science apps. Mike Smithwick, the creator of Dist...

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04.19.07
Star Trek-style deflector shield to fend off harmful radiation
04.19.07

Star Trek-style deflector shield to fend off harmful radiation

When you've got folks dreaming up such things as a $2.5 trillion "space sunshade," we reckon a Star...

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01.22.07
Explosive data mining robots could be sent to hazardous asteroids
01.22.07

Explosive data mining robots could be sent to hazardous asteroids

Sending robotic creatures into space has become somewhat of a worldwide pastime, but sending explos...

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