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Sunlight glints off Saturn moon's seas in dazzling NASA image

Saturn's captivating moon Titan once again draws the eye as NASA releases a color mosaic showing the sun shining on its polar seas.

By 1 November 2014

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Sunrise on Saturn: Cassini spies dawn on an alien planet

The shifting of Saturn's short days is on display in a NASA image of sunrise on the ringed planet, one of many dazzling portraits captured by the Cassini spacecraft.

By 11 November 2014

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Fascinating Rosetta image captures Philae's comet bounce

The hunt for Rosetta's lost lander Philae is gaining steam as scientists pore over images from above the comet that may help reveal its final location.

By 18 November 2014

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Friday Poll: What should be our next big step in space exploration?

Despite some challenges, humankind pulled off landing a spacecraft on a comet. If you were in charge of the next major space mission, where would you choose to go?

By 15 November 2014

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Philae sleeps, but Rosetta's not done yet

Its battery dead, the European lander is lost in a crater somewhere on a huge comet. But the orbiter that brought it there still has plenty of science left to do.

By 16 November 2014

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Solar-powered cycle path is like riding on a river of stars

The inventor of the Netherlands' smart highway has created a solar-powered bicycle path with a swirling pattern inspired by Van Gogh.

By 14 November 2014

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Rosetta's lost lander drills into comet as battery drains

The Rosetta mission's successful comet landing turns bittersweet as the Philae lander ekes out as much science as possible before losing power and slipping into sleep.

By 15 November 2014

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Revolutionary image shows planets forming around a star

We now have a clear visual of how planets form around stars, thanks to a sensational image of a far-distant star surrounded by evidence of baby planets.

By 7 November 2014

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European Space Agency wants to 3D-print a moon base

What if you could use 3D-printing technology to build a fully habitable base on the moon? The European Space Agency is trying to make that a reality.

By 7 November 2014

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Cyborg roaches can save your life -- or be your wireless carrier

Researchers have created creepy "biobots" wired up to microphones that seek out the source of sounds to help find and rescue disaster survivors.

By 7 November 2014