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Google Street View's Horse-Boy makes dramatic reappearance

After four years underground, the mysterious half boy, half horse is suddenly spotted far from his original Scotland.

By June 4, 2014

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Ring around the asteroid: Scientists make surprise discovery

Silly asteroid, rings are for Saturn! Not anymore. Astronomers have discovered an asteroid hosting a ring system of its very own.

By March 27, 2014

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Sexy beasts: Why 'monster porn' needs love too

Do romance books with sexy dinosaurs, centaurs, Cthulhu, and aliens send your heart racing? After some such e-books get yanked by online booksellers, Crave's Bonnie Burton explains their appeal.

By December 30, 2013

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MAVEN blasts off to Mars on $671 million mission

NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution -- MAVEN -- spacecraft starts a 10-month voyage to the Red Planet to study how the martian atmosphere has changed over time.

By November 18, 2013

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DARPA bomb disposal bot has human-like hands

A bomb-disposal robot designed for DARPA has hands created from prosthetics designed for amputees.

By June 19, 2013

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NASA launches Landsat Earth observation satellite

The eighth spacecraft in a four-decade-long program to monitor the planet's surface is successfully boosted into orbit, kicking off an $855 million mission.

By February 11, 2013

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NASA twin satellites to probe mysteries of the Van Allen belts

In a mission 11 years in the making, NASA today launched a pair of Johns Hopkins University satellites into the Van Allen radiation belts to study their structure in unprecedented detail.

By August 30, 2012

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Secret military satellite heads into space

Running two days late, a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket blasts off on a classified military mission -- the second of four planned this year by the secretive National Reconnaissance Office.

By June 20, 2012

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$2.5 billion Mars rover departs Earth, heads for Red Planet

After a flawless launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, NASA's costly Mars Science Laboratory rover is safely on the way to Mars for a bold mission to study the habitability of the Red Planet.

By November 26, 2011

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DC Comics New 52 for iPad review

Which digital comics look good on the iPad and which make right-thinking folk want to punch their fist through the screen? We find out.

By September 29, 2011