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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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Spring cleaning: Clean your device and its case

Do you realize how much bacteria is sitting on the screen of your smartphone right now? Drop what you're doing -- it's time to clean.

By April 9, 2015

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Spring cleaning: Wipe down your headphones

Cleaning your headphones only takes a few minutes of your time, and is possible with household items.

By April 9, 2015

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Appliance Science: The high-pressure physics of espresso coffee

What happens when engineers make coffee? Espresso. Appliance Science looks at the physics of this beloved (and reviled) coffee drink.

By April 6, 2015

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'Grinder' biohacks his eyeballs to get night vision

Members of a biohacking site experiment with a chlorophyll-like substance to try to see better at night. The instructions are online.

By March 27, 2015

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Fishing in space: Nets could snag space junk

Removing old satellites from orbit may one day happen in much the same way a fisherman scoops up schools of fish.

By March 23, 2015

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Weird asteroid spun so fast it literally exploded itself

For the first time, astronomers have captured images of a rare type of asteroid that rotates so quickly it literally cracks itself up.

By March 20, 2015

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Glowing ultraviolet aurora spotted on Mars

NASA's orbiting Mars probe has spotted two surprises in the Red Planet's atmosphere: an unexplained dust cloud and a deep ultraviolet aurora.

By March 18, 2015

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How Adr1ft got me to believe in VR

A new game from Three One Zero takes players on their first space walk. While it'll hit consoles and PC this summer, I'm sold on the game's VR ambitions.

By March 11, 2015

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8 possible explanations for those bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres

It's a real-life mystery cliffhanger. We've come up with a list of possible reasons a large crater on the biggest object in the asteroid belt looks lit up like a Christmas tree.

By March 4, 2015