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The Week in Pictures: Chromecast and Cassini shots

Some of the top tech images of the week include Google's attempt to change the way we watch TV, CNET's big news on appliance reviews, and paleontologists digging up a huge dinosaur tail.

By Jul. 27, 2013

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Photos: Cassini to explore Saturn's equinox

Cassini orbiter gets a mission extension through September 2010, tasked with exploring Saturn's rings and moons during the Saturnian equinox.

10 Images By Jun. 25, 2009

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Correction: Images from vantage point of Saturn and Mercury

An earlier version of this image gallery misspelled the name of the Cassini spacecraft and misstated where in space the images were taken. This is only the third time ever that Earth has been imaged from the outer solar system. It has also been clarified that the Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Italian Space Agency.

By Jul. 23, 2013

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Household plastic ingredient spotted in space

The Cassini spacecraft detects propylene, a chemical used to make everything from plastic bags to lab equipment, on Saturn's moon Titan.

By Sep. 30, 2013

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Feast your eyes on this gorgeous view of Saturn

Another notch in Cassini's belt, this mosaic is from high above the ringed planet.

By Oct. 18, 2013

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NASA image captures folks the world over waving to Saturn

NASA releases a collage of people around the world waving to the Cassini spacecraft as it took pictures of Earth through Saturn's rings.

By Aug. 22, 2013

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Scuba diving trumps surfing on Saturn's Titan moon

Headlines described the sighting of waves on Titan this week, but it's really still smooth sailing on the impressively deep lakes of the Earth-ish moon.

By Mar. 20, 2014

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Saturn may be birthing a brand-new baby moon

An icy object causing a commotion in Saturn's rings may give astronomers insight into how Saturn's moons form.

By Apr. 15, 2014

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Fly over Titan's methane lakes in NASA's video

The Cassini spacecraft has been gathering radar data on Titan, allowing scientists to knit together a dramatic view of its lakes and seas.

By Dec. 18, 2013

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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