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Elusive red sprites captured in sky near Chile's Very Large Telescope

You might not have realized that sprites are real, but this new photo taken at the Paranal Observatory in Chile proves otherwise -- sort of.

By February 4, 2015

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Pacific Grim: How the controversial TPP signed away your digital rights

After years of negotiation, the 12 countries behind the Trans-Pacific Partnership have finally signed off on a trade deal worth almost half the world's GDP. So how did we get here? And what exactly have we walked into?

By February 3, 2016

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Color-soaked Medusa Nebula glows gorgeously in new image

The Very Large Telescope in Chile provides what may be our best look ever at a stunningly beautiful nebula that defies its namesake.

By May 20, 2015

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Here's what the Pillars of Creation look like in three dimensions

Data from the Very Large Telescope in Chile suggests that it would be more appropriate to call the Eagle Nebula's famous gas formation the "Pillars of Destruction."

By April 30, 2015

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New planet-hunting tool chases after star system's little brown dwarf

The Sphere instrument on the VLT in Chile peers with all its might into the blackness around a binary star system and returns a surprise for astronomers.

By February 18, 2015

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'Sphere' looks past stellar glare to find exoplanets

A device known as "Sphere," attached to the Very Large Telescope in Chile, has achieved first light using three novel methods to peek into the brightness.

By June 4, 2014

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Beautiful timelapse shows dance of the galaxy

Astrophotographer Stéphane Guisard has created a gorgeous timelapse of the galactic centre using images from the Paranal Observatory in Chile.

By June 20, 2013

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Woz: Maybe Microsoft is a different company now

At the Entel Summit in Chile, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak expresses his fascination with Microsoft's new machine, as well as the future of tech and Google Glasses.

By July 9, 2012

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Interpol sweep nets 25 Anonymous suspects

Global police agency says sweep in Europe and South America was in response to cyberattacks on government Web sites in Colombia and Chile.

By February 28, 2012

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Google launches person finder after Chile quake

Web giant's resource page aims to help people share information about friends and loved ones who might be affected by the massive quake.

By February 28, 2010