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Parkes Observatory: Extraterrestrial messages or microwave noodles?

Strange signals picked up by the radio telescope pointed towards the stars in Parkes, Australia have a rather more mundane origin.

By 13 April 2015

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Hot shots from NASA's Earth Observatory show a changing planet (pictures)

Each year NASA's Earth Observatory picks enlightening or incredible images of our planet taken from space and has the public vote on them in Tournament: Earth. Here are Crave's favorites.

16 Images By 25 March 2015

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NASA's solar observatory marks 100 millionth image

The Solar Dynamics Observatory celebrates five years of sun-worshipping by releasing its impressive 100 millionth image of our closest star.

By 21 January 2015

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Chandra Observatory reveals the awesome might of the black hole

One of the most powerful black holes in the observable universe has been revealed by NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory.

By 24 January 2014

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Animated comic book tattoo looks ridiculously cool in action (Tomorrow Daily 171)

Comic "Modern Polaxis" has some nifty AR features for readers, but its creator decided to take it a step further and tattoo a scene straight from the book onto his forearm. If you're wondering if AR still works via tattoo, it does -- and it looks epic.

By 1 May 2015

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Comic book tattoo comes to life with AR, we want one (Tomorrow Daily 171)

On today's show, we geek out over a comic book tattoo animated with the help of AR, discuss the HoloLens demos at Microsoft Build 2015, and admire the special new elevators at the One World Observatory in New York City. #TDTat

By 1 May 2015

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Messenger's final image before crashing into the surface of Mercury

The unmanned Messenger probe has completed its Mercury mission, going out with a bang.

By 1 May 2015

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Ye gods! Royal Observatory chooses best space pics

From galaxies to moonrises, the Astronomy Photographer of the Year images offer stunning views of the universe.

By 25 September 2013

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New spectroscopic images of Mercury are a rainbow of colour

Images taken by NASA's Messenger spacecraft and released in the probe's final days use colour to reveal the mineral composition of Mercury's surface.

By 29 April 2015

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'Thor's Helmet' is a strikingly beautiful, messy nebula

To celebrate the release of "Age of Ultron," a type of star that will "live fast and die hard" is creating a nebula fitting for a Norse god. (Well, not really for that reason.)

By 20 April 2015