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Saturn's blings: Diamonds may float in the planet's atmosphere

Researchers believe diamond rain and hail are present on Jupiter and Saturn, and that future generations could send robots to harvest such precious precipitation.

By October 18, 2013

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SpaceX presents a rockin' vision of recyclable space travel

SpaceX wants to make space exploration cheaper by reusing its rockets. See how it plans to do it, set to a thumpin' soundtrack.

By January 29, 2015

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Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel still know nothing about tech

Technically Incorrect: In a Super Bowl ad for the BMW i3, the two famous presenters look back to 1994 when they didn't know what the rudiments of the tech world were. They still apparently don't.

By January 26, 2015

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Helicopters on Mars: NASA proposes flying eyes for rovers

NASA's Mars rovers have already made inroads on Martian soil. The next realm to explore may well be the sky with the addition of low-flying scout helicopters.

By January 23, 2015

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Can the Kool-Aid Man bust a brick wall and survive? Oh, yeah!

It's time to seriously address the question of how a glass pitcher full of Kool-Aid can run through a wall without suffering a horrible, delicious death.

By January 23, 2015

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Google Lunar XPrize: Testing rovers on the beach with Team Hakuto

Hakuto of Japan is one of the teams vying for the $20 million Google Lunar XPrize. We hit the beach in Hamamatsu to see the team's rovers, MoonRaker and Tetris, in action.

By January 23, 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 January 20, 2015

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These robots held a press conference, and darn if it wasn't cute

Technically Incorrect: In Japan, Kodomoroid and Otonaroid convene a public chat ... with a pair of mini-droids. Might this be a fine prognosticator of news conferences to come?

By January 20, 2015

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Dogged Beagle 2 probe found on Mars after a decade of mystery

Photos from orbit show the plucky probe landed right where it was supposed to.

By January 16, 2015

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Crew evacuated from part of space station after alarm sounds

NASA reports are all crew members are currently safe in the Russian section of the ISS, but work to determine the cause of the alarm is ongoing.

By January 14, 2015