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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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Blue giants create Prawn Nebula's spectacular glow

Two rare blue stars ionise the gas in the Prawn Nebula, allowing it to emit its own light.

By September 3, 2015

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Neanderthals may have enjoyed hot baths at home in their caves

An archaeological excavation in Spain reveals a concave hole believed to have been used by inhabitants for heated water. No rubber duckies -- or cave drawings of them -- were found.

By September 1, 2015

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Sprint unveils free calls, texts to Canada and Mexico

The wireless carrier's Open World plan will also charge five cents per minute for calls to Latin America, the Dominican Republic and over 180 countries around the world.

By August 11, 2015

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Space telescopes help search for aliens, dark matter and the beginning of time

The next decade is going to see some stunning advancements in telescope technology, opening up a brave new universe of interstellar discoveries.

By August 3, 2015

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Fork-mounted sauce syringe delivers heat to each bite

The Utensilmate transforms an ordinary piece of silverware into a hot-sauce delivery system that loads up each forkful of food with delicious condiments.

By July 23, 2015

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Astronomers find another 'Jupiter' orbiting a sun just like ours

A surprising find has researchers thinking that they may have discovered a "Solar System 2.0."

By July 15, 2015

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Finally, humanity gets the tools needed to find life on other planets

In the "Star Trek" universe, humans made contact with aliens in 2063. In the real world, scientists could beat that mark by decades, at least when it comes to detecting signs of life beyond this rock.

By June 16, 2015

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'Bent light' offers glimpse of huge galaxy 11.7 billion light years away

Astronomers have used a trick of general relativity to look around a corner, of sorts, and view a massive, distant galaxy with remarkable clarity.

By June 9, 2015

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​Sigfox's Internet of Things network heads to Denmark, too

A fifth country will be able to use the French company's technology for linking thermometers, medical sensors and other devices to the Net in 2016. Also: Samsung is interested.

By June 9, 2015