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1978

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Skycorp will try to awaken NASA's 1978 sleeping satellite

NASA signs a first-of-its-kind deal to let citizen scientists try to reactivate a long-retired spacecraft that's passing Earth this summer.

By May 22, 2014

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How well do you know your Super Bowl ads? Quiz yourself

Are you one of those people who can't name the teams playing in the Super Bowl, but remember big- game commercials going back to 1978? Prove it here.

By February 3, 2016

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Football meets tech: A brief history of technology on the gridiron

Infographic: Technological improvements complement football better than almost any other sport. Here are some highlights.

By February 3, 2016

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CIA posts its own 'X-Files' of UFO reports online

Agents Scully and Mulder might have been on the right track believing in extraterrestrial life. The real-life Central Intelligence Agency publishes declassified UFO documents on its website.

By January 31, 2016

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First nuclear reactor approved in U.S. since 1978

But no nuclear renaissance appears to be imminent, despite the go-ahead to build and operate two new reactors in Georgia.

By February 13, 2012

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Before the battlefield: Making the Army's Abrams tank

Since 1978, the Army has depended on this proven vehicle, a 70-ton tank with a 120mm gun. CNET's Daniel Terdiman went to Lima, Ohio on Road Trip 2013 to see how the combat vehicle is made.

By July 10, 2013

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UK invented mobile phones in 1978, according to Tomorrow's World archive

Tomorrow's World played a huge part in making us the geeks we are today -- so we're thrilled to see the BBC putting some archive material from the show online, including a British invention -- the mobile phone

By September 14, 2009

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Microsoft's Albuquerque Group--then and now

Almost 30 years ago, as Microsoft was preparing to leave Albuquerque, N.M., for Seattle, the original team gathered on Dec. 7, 1978, to pose for a photo.

By June 22, 2008

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Retro Tech: Mego's 2-XL

Mego's 1978 trivia robot with a personality, 2-XL

By May 22, 2008