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Hands-on with The Elder Scrolls Online beta

A first look at this ambitious new MMO set in the world of Skyrim and Oblivion.

By Feb. 7, 2014

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Ring around the asteroid: Scientists make surprise discovery

Silly asteroid, rings are for Saturn! Not anymore. Astronomers have discovered an asteroid hosting a ring system of its very own.

By Mar. 27, 2014

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A star is born -- literally -- and it's stunning

Meet Herbig-Haro object HH 46/47, a very energetic youngster of a star 1,400 light-years away.

By Aug. 20, 2013

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Hark! Three habitable planets found in our neighborhood

Thought to have the potential for liquid water, the three planets are close to Gliese 667C, a star about 22 light-years from home.

By Jun. 25, 2013

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Helix Nebula sparkles in a new light (video)

A newly released image of the planetary nebula taken in infrared light brings into view what normally can't be seen in visible light.

By Jan. 20, 2012

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Top Comet ISON watcher calls space rock officially DOA

The potential comet of the century grazed the sun last week, and it now appears it didn't survive to put on a once-in-a-lifetime Christmas show for us.

By Dec. 2, 2013

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NASA captures stunning galaxy collision 60M light-years away

The Chandra X-ray Observatory delivers astrophysicists another breathtaking first by capturing a dwarf galaxy smashing into a large spiral one.

By Aug. 15, 2013

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Extremely Large Telescope gets rather strong vote of confidence

Intergovernmental astronomy group the European Southern Observatory votes to begin construction on the world's largest optical/infrared telescope.

By Jun. 14, 2012

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Milky Way packs billions of Earth-size planets

Astronomers at the ESO in Europe conclude that there are tens of billions of rocky planets in potentially habitable zones in our galaxy.

By Mar. 28, 2012

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Watch the planets dance in a triple conjunction

In just a few days, Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus will come together in the night sky in what is known as the "Dance of the Planets."

By May. 23, 2013