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Cold white dwarf star is 'Earth-size diamond in space'

A recently discovered and very unusual white dwarf star is so chilled out, it is essentially a giant floating piece of bling.

By June 24, 2014

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Why Pluto is the coolest dwarf planet in the galaxy

Pluto may merely be a dwarf planet, but that doesn't stop it from having some pretty awesome quirks that help it stand out from the crowd. Learn about Pluto and its many moons in this video.

By May 21, 2014

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HP's Spectre 13 x2 dwarfs smaller tablets and hybrids

With a detachable 13-inch tablet screen and large keyboard, this hybrid can be a full-time PC.

By February 20, 2014

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This dwarf planet may contain more freshwater than Earth

Using the Herschel Telescope, the European Space Agency has detected water vapor on Ceres, the largest and roundest object in the asteroid belt. And it just may have a whole lot of it.

By January 22, 2014

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Tablets dwarf other holiday tech gifts in CNET survey

Our annual study shows that holiday shoppers are dedicated to shopping online, buying tablets, and treating themselves.

By November 25, 2013

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Apple's R&D up 32 percent in 2013, still dwarfed by rivals

The company is spending more than ever on research and development, but it's still a small amount compared with most of its competitors.

By October 30, 2013

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New digital assistant crosses Siri with Red Dwarf's Holly

A new digital personal assistant is on its way to your phone, and it looks a lot more human than Siri.

By March 23, 2013

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NASA's New Horizons awakens for meeting with Pluto

After nine years in stasis en route to the outer limits of the solar system, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has woken up in preparation for its Pluto survey.

By December 7, 2014

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'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' has a familiar ring

Bilbo bows out as the last of Peter Jackson's Middle-earth movies delivers on the battle, not so much on the hobbit.

By December 2, 2014

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Asteroid rockhounds rejoice: NASA unveils geologic map of Vesta

Vesta, an asteroid the size of Arizona, gets its own geologic map showing its history of meteorite impact craters over its billions of years of existence.

By November 18, 2014