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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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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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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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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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Dishwasher buying guide

Everything you need to know about buying a dishwasher, all in one place.

By September 13, 2013

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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

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Perseid meteors light up skies tonight, despite supermoon

These showers are so stunning that Google even dedicated an animated Doodle to the celestial show.

By August 12, 2014

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The best view of the Perseid meteor shower is from space

It's a great week for celestial gazing with both a supermoon and the year's best meteor shower lighting things up, but the best view is also from out of this world.

By August 11, 2014