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NASA orbiters hide behind Mars to avoid comet debris

A rare close flyby of a comet near Mars put NASA's orbiters in a potentially dangerous situation, but also allowed them to study the moving space object.

By October 20, 2014

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'Snake Monster' robot has snake-bots for legs

A robot from Carnegie Mellon takes the snake-bot concept and uses the twisty robo-critters as legs for a strange new machine.

By December 22, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 104: 3D-printed dog legs, touchable yearbooks, cleaning up space trash and more

Using a speed reading software technology named Spritz, the Uno Noteband aims to make checking your notifications fast and simple. But there's more to this wearable than just SMS notifications, and we're going over the details on today's show.

By December 22, 2014

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Rubberneck at this TIE Fighter highway crash dashcam video

There is a disturbance on the freeway. A dashcam video parody shows what happens when a popular "Star Wars" vehicle gets in an accident on Earth.

By December 15, 2014

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Can these gun sensors keep cops safer?

Technology from startup Yardarm can tell 911 emergency responders if a police officer's gun has been fired. But Yardarm doesn't call it a "smart gun" -- that would court controversy.

By November 8, 2014

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NASA unveils fascinating images of Mars-buzzing comet

A large comet swooped in close to Mars over the weekend. NASA's orbiters had to hide from the debris, but still captured some great shots.

By October 21, 2014

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Dyson unleashes new Fluffy DC74 cordless vacuum in Asia

The new roller suction head uses microfibre and carbon strips to suck up anything from fine dust to large pieces of kibble.

By October 30, 2014

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Giant comet to pass Mars for the first time in a million years

The closest look ever at a new comet will happen when the mountain-size comet Siding Spring buzzes past Mars this weekend.

By October 17, 2014

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Earth-buzzing asteroid may have dropped meteorite on Nicaragua

Daredevil asteroid 2014 RC slid by close to Earth Sunday, but it may have left a parting gift in the form of a meteorite crater in Nicaragua.

By September 8, 2014

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Google Lunar XPrize: Astrobotic lifts off

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Astrobotic is one of those teams, and it recently completed an important test at the Mojave Air and Space Port.

By August 14, 2014