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Everything found in the Atari desert dig and where it's headed

This spring, hundreds of long-buried Atari cartridges were excavated from a landfill. Here's the full list of what was found and what's next for these plastic pieces of geek history.

By June 3, 2014

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Cosmic beauty, photographed from the desert (pictures)

Two photographers and their students brave threatening weather in Arizona to capture these stunningly beautiful pictures of our galaxy.

7 Images By May 17, 2014

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Interview: Owen Paterson, Godzilla production designer

The multi-award winning Australian production designer talked about the latest Godzilla film and even gave us a hint or two about his upcoming work on Captain America 3.

By September 22, 2014

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Virtual reality is more than just video games for Palmer Luckey (Q&A)

The founder of Oculus and mind behind the modern VR movement is enthusiastic about his industry's burgeoning prospects, but sees challenges too.

By September 21, 2014

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Diamonds? Nah. Burning Man wedding ring holds a piece of the moon

This wedding will be remembered for many things, but mostly because the new bride got a 3D-printed ring with an ultra-rare, honest-to-goodness lunar rock.

By September 6, 2014

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Wear the sands of Tatooine on your wrist

This limited-edition watch features sand from the "Star Wars" set of Tatooine in Tunisia, and is proudly worn by none other than Chewbacca himself.

By September 2, 2014

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Astrobotic takes off for the Google Lunar XPrize

Milestone tests for the Google Lunar XPrize are underway. We join Team Astrobotic in the Mojave Desert for a test of their rocket-powered Masten lander.

By August 14, 2014

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New species of pterosaur found in mass grave

A bed of ancient bones found in Brazil contains the skeletons of over 47 individuals of a new species of flying reptile.

By August 13, 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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Gorgeous astrophotography video shows heavens from Earth

Photographer Gavin Heffernan turns his lens on the night skies from two US national parks to make an awe-inspiring video that looks like something out of a fantasy novel.

By August 4, 2014