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extraterrestrials

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From 'Alien' to 'Prometheus': The search for extraterrestrial life

Ridley Scott's new movie "Prometheus" may reignite questions about life beyond the boundaries of our galaxy.

By June 8, 2012

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Language barrier? Free NASA guide delves into talk with aliens

Astronomers have long searched for life on other planets. But what happens when we find it? This e-book lays the groundwork.

By May 28, 2014

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We'll find aliens in 20 years (we just need money), astronomers say

Speaking to Congress, two astronomers from SETI describe the chances of finding aliens as almost 100 percent.

By May 23, 2014

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Scientist: We're not smart enough to be ready for aliens

A neuro-psychologist insists humans are so ignorant about the cosmos that any encounter with aliens would be a disaster.

By May 8, 2014

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Beyonce drops new album on iTunes: Fans, marketers gasp

With no fanfare and no prior warning, Mrs. -Z releases an iTunes-only album of songs and videos. But you're not supposed to do that, shriek the know-alls.

By December 13, 2013

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3D-printed £1,200 exoskeleton Titan Arm wins Dyson award

Titan Arm, a prototype powered upper-body exoskeleton, has just won the 2013 James Dyson Award for design and engineering.

By November 6, 2013

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After 35 years, SETI celebrates its most-famous alien hunter

Jill Tarter, who was the inspiration for Jodie Foster's character in "Contact," will lead the SETI Institute's fundraising. She talked to CNET about the alien hunt, and what she'd say to them.

By May 22, 2012

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Buzz Out Loud 1537: BOL, Quake Out Loud Edition (Podcast)

On today's show, an earthquake appears to be headed right for us, and all we can talk about is HP and WebOS some more! Plus, Lenovo's baffling decision to drop the ThinkPad Tablet into the marketplace at $500, when fire-sale frenzy is at its peak. Um. Oops. And would Apple risk fragmenting the iPhone in order to get into emerging markets? We'll see. Oh, and quick hicks!

By August 23, 2011

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Report: Aliens might destroy us because of our gases

A report from three researchers at Penn State suggests the Earth's rising greenhouse gases could make aliens believe we are an ever-increasing, ever-expanding threat.

By August 18, 2011

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Jupiter-bound Legonauts in giant leap for toykind

By Jove! The Roman god Jupiter, his wife Juno, and third-wheel Galileo, all in Lego form, are en route to our solar system's largest planet.

By August 5, 2011