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Fermi's cosmic spirograph

A new video released by the NASA-Goddard space centre shows the gamma rays collected by the Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope on its orbital journey around Earth.

By March 4, 2013

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NASA's Fermi telescope dodges a 3,100-pound bullet

Evasive actions had to be taken to ensure the spacecraft wouldn't end in a massive collision high above Earth.

By May 2, 2013

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You could own a window from the Manhattan Project

This window, and the scientists who peered through it, witnessed work that changed the history of our planet. Now it can be yours for about $200,000.

By September 23, 2014

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Is the universe a 2D hologram? Fermilab intends to find out

An experiment at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory called the Holometer intends to test several theories about the universe, including the holographic principle.

By August 26, 2014

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Nvidia unveils next-gen Pascal GPU for 2016 release

Onstage at the GPU Technology Conference, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang shows off the company's next-gen processor platform.

By March 25, 2014

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Nvidia launches midrange GPUs with Maxwell architecture

The chipmaker's Maxwell graphics architecture is twice as energy-efficient and 50 percent faster than its predecessor, Kepler.

By February 18, 2014

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Heads up! 'Space Ferrari' set to fall back to Earth

A European gravity-mapping satellite will soon go out in a blaze of glory, which could be coming to an ocean or field (and hopefully nowhere else) near you.

By September 25, 2013

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How the nuclear age burst onto the world from a squash court

On Road Trip 2013, CNET's Daniel Terdiman traveled to the Argonne National Lab to find out the history of the world's first nuclear reaction, Chicago Pile-1.

By July 3, 2013

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Huge asteroid buzzing Earth has its own moon

New NASA radar images reveal a previously unobserved smaller satellite asteroid orbiting monstrous space rock "QE2."

By May 30, 2013

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Enormous asteroid to zip by Earth

A giant space rock plans on making an appearance in our stellar neighborhood, but it's not as bad as you might think.

By May 16, 2013