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copernicus

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Google doodle does circles around Copernicus' birthday

Web giant celebrates the 540th birthday of the astronomer best known for his theory that the sun -- and not the Earth -- was at the center of the universe.

By February 18, 2013

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Sentinel-2A satellite sends back trippy color images of Earth

The European Space Agency's new Earth-gazing satellite's first images from space make our planet look like a technicolor wonderland.

By June 29, 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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QVC stars confused about whether the moon is a planet

Technically Incorrect: In a piece of must-see television, designer Isaac Mizrahi and presenter Shawn Killinger break off from clothes to debate astronomy.

By January 16, 2015

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Winklevii buy Galactic tickets with bitcoin (because pioneers!)

No self-respecting entrepreneur of the future uses cash, checks, or barter -- especially when buying tickets to outer space.

By March 5, 2014

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New titleholders to vye for crown of fastest spacecraft ever

Upcoming NASA missions clock in at 160,000 miles per hour and 450,000 mph, respectively.

By February 25, 2013

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Weekend promises a stellar shot of the moon

Gaze at the moon this weekend to see some marvelous views of major craters.

By February 2, 2013

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Samsung Windows 8 tablet-laptop hybrid outed in teaser video

Samsung's released a teaser video for a new tablet-laptop hybrid. Check it out here.

By August 24, 2012

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Game over: Schilling's 38 Studios files for bankruptcy

The video game company's debt -- and games -- may be Rhode Island's problem now, Reuters reports.

By June 7, 2012

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E3 2012: Don't forget PC gaming

Typically under the E3 radar, current topics in PC gaming will make their presence felt at the show.

By June 1, 2012