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PLANETS

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Real-life 'Planet of the Apes' thrives on Monkey Island

A fascinating new documentary takes you to the home of medically messed-with chimps.

By July 3, 2014

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Planet-eating stars could help search for other 'Earths'

Some suns gobble up the planets revolving around them, creating unique chemical signatures that could help astronomers in their planetary hunt.

By May 20, 2014

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Water found on Neptune-sized planet 124 light-years from Earth

The discovery of water vapor in the atmosphere of the planet opens up more understanding about planet formation and the possibility of life outside our solar system.

By September 24, 2014

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Here's everything you need to know about Planet Earth

New Kurzgesagt video tells us everything we need to know about Earth, from how it survived colliding with an object as big as Mars to how it came to support life.

By August 4, 2014

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The newest Jedi comes from the planet Krypton

Could Clark Kent be the man to bring balance to the Force? Or would he fall to the dark side and rule the Galactic Empire?

By July 24, 2014

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'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' gets pugged

A new video from The Pet Collective might make you think twice before you bring home a stray puppy. Especially if it's a pug.

By July 11, 2014

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' final scene was directed over Skype

The Serkis-starring summer simian spectacular saw several scenes supervised via Skype, director Matt Reeves has said. Plus CNET reveals whether "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is worth checking out.

By July 11, 2014

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Behind the scenes of "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes"

In the latest "Planet of the Apes" movie, actors played the apes but don't actually appear on screen. Instead, they wore high-tech body suits so cameras could record their body and facial movements in a system called performance capture. CNET's Kara Tsuboi explains how Oscar-winning visual effects artist Joe Letteri made the computer-generated apes come to life.

By July 9, 2014

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Scientists spot another planet straight out of 'Star Wars'

Researchers believe they've found the first rocky, Earth-like exoplanet to orbit a distant binary star system. That's good news for the search for habitable worlds, not to mention real-life analogs to the "Star Wars" universe.

By July 6, 2014

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New friends for Sackboy in Little Big Planet 3

At E3 in Los Angeles, Sony shows off the latest update to the popular Little Big Planet franchise for the PlayStation 4.

June 9, 2014