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The secret to Disneyland's anniversary spectaculars? Tinker Bell pixie dust and one-of-a-kind tech

On Road Trip 2015, CNET peeks behind the curtain of the nighttime parade and fireworks show at "the happiest place on Earth" -- and finds innovation 60 years in the making.

By 7 August 2015


Rosetta captures the birth of a comet dust jet

Good timing allowed Rosetta's imaging system to witness a dust jet shooting out from the surface of Comet 67P.

By 21 April 2015


How tough is your tech?

Water-resistant doesn't mean waterproof. Here's how to find out just how rugged your smartphones, tablets, activity trackers and smartwatches really are.

By 8 April 2015


Strong Bad dusts off his old Compe to checka some email

And man, there was a lot of dust on that thing. Relive the good ol' days with a brand-a-spanking new episode of "SBemail" this April Fools' Day.

By 2 April 2015


NASA images show equivalent of 689,290 dust-filled semis moving from Sahara to Amazon

A new report and video show how dust from an ancient lakebed in Africa is critical to plant growth on another continent.

By 27 February 2015


New interactive map of Milky Way lets you see the light (and dust)

Information from the Planck space telescope helped create a stunning new map. It's also shedding light on dark matter and the origins of the universe.

By 6 February 2015


Mobile apps are leaving Web work in the dust, code guru laments

How it shakes out will profoundly affect the way we all use computing devices, warns high-profile developer Tim Bray. And should we cede so much control to Apple and Google?

By 11 October 2014


Apollo 15 moon-travelling watch up for auction

A watch worn by Commander Dave Scott during the Apollo 15 moon mission is headed for auction later this month.

By 6 October 2015


IBM gets closer to a future of nanotube-based chips

Using technology called carbon nanotubes, Big Blue takes a significant step on a years-long path to secure the computing industry's future as today's chipmaking technologies run out of steam.

By 3 October 2015


I knew there was water on Mars months ago, says Ridley Scott

Technically Incorrect: The director of "The Martian" says NASA showed him revealing photos of the Red Planet while he was in production for the new movie.

By 30 September 2015