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NASA to shoot lasers at Earth's forests from space

Using tech known as lidar, a device will map forests in 3D and increase understanding of their role in the carbon cycle.

By 10 September 2014

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SpaceX rocket explodes. ('Rockets are tricky,' says Elon Musk)

After a malfunction during a test flight, a Falcon 9 Reusable rocket built by Musk's firm explodes over McGregor, Texas.

By 24 August 2014

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The gorgeous computer interfaces of 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

The CG company responsible for the UIs in "Guardians of the Galaxy" has released a showreel highlighting its stunning work.

By 22 August 2014

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Google Lunar XPrize: Astrobotic lifts off

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Astrobotic is one of those teams, and it recently completed an important test at the Mojave Air and Space Port.

By 14 August 2014

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Rosetta spacecraft makes historic comet rendezvous

The craft, launched back in 2004, rendezvoused with comet 67P/GC, ahead of a planned landing in November.

By 6 August 2014

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Flappy Bird returns -- yet only on Amazon Fire TV

Flappy Birds Family, a multiplayer iteration of the cult mobile hit, makes its way to Amazon's streaming set-top box.

By 2 August 2014

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Flash back 50 years to first moon image by a US spacecraft

Way back in 1964, the planet Earth got a lot closer to the moon thanks to a successful NASA spacecraft mission.

By 1 August 2014

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'Sharknado 2' syncs with Philips Hue for smart bulb light show

A custom Philips Hue light show triggered by the action in "Sharknado" will make you feel like you're caught inside a shark-infested storm.

By 25 July 2014

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The fastest rocket ever built is up for auction

An historic HFL Kholod Mach 6.47 scramjet jointly developed by NASA and CIAM -- the fastest rocket ever built -- is going under the hammer in September.

By 22 July 2014

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App of the Day: Flight Control Rocket

It's a logical progression for Flight Control as it heads for the stars.

By 13 April 2012