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Caltech's ePetri dish uses Android, not microscope

Using an Android smartphone, a commercially available cell phone image sensor, and Legos, researchers take one giant leap in the 100-year-old world of the Petri dish.

By Oct. 10, 2011

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A Caltech whiz kid finds her way to Intel

Caltech graduating senior Michelle Jiang, a double major in mechanical engineering and business, set her sights on a tech giant and never looked back, fending off recruiters along the way.

By May. 12, 2011

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Peer into the heart of an exploding star

For the first time, we have telescopes strong enough to see the radioactivity at the heart of the supernova known as Cas A. What scientists have seen there helps unravel the mystery of how a star dies.

By Feb. 20, 2014

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Curiosity finds large iron meteorite on Mars

Curiosity has found and photographed its first chunk of iron meteorite on the surface of Mars.

By Jul. 16, 2014

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Mystery island vanishes on Saturn's moon Titan

Researchers speculate on the strange case of a missing island on Titan that disappeared from photographs over just a few days.

By Jun. 23, 2014

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NASA preps real flying saucer for take-off

To test new tech for future Mars missions, NASA builds an experimental rocket-powered flight vehicle that looks like it could be a UFO.

By May. 19, 2014

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Mars orbiter snaps Curiosity and tracks from far above

Get a rare perspective on the Curiosity rover's travels across a distant planet with a fascinating image snapped by NASA's Mars orbiter.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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Curiosity rover selfie celebrates first Martian year

Curiosity already passed the one Earth-year milestone, now NASA marks the occasion of a full Martian year with a fresh rover selfie.

By Jun. 24, 2014

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Good news, everyone! NASA re-creates the smell of Titan

NASA has created a recipe for the atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, and found that it has an "aromatic character".

By Jun. 16, 2014

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NASA releases Saturn 'hexagon' images like never seen before

Spanning 20,000 miles and whipping up winds of 200 miles per hour, this massive six-sided storm clustered around the planet's north pole is a sight to behold.

By Dec. 4, 2013