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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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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

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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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​Scientists downgrade chicken beaks to dinosaur snouts

Evolutionary biologists turn back the clock on chickens to determine how they got their beaks -- and possibly make them look more badass.

By May 12, 2015

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Sprint to offer free international data roaming

Sprint hopes to attract new customers with a plan designed to give global travelers free data roaming in 15 countries. But will it be enough of an incentive?

By April 10, 2015