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CES 2014: Startups steal the show

Little companies are showing big potential at the massive International Consumer Electronics Show. In 2014, there were dozens of young companies doing great things. Here are a few of our favorites.

By January 10, 2014

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NASA sends NuStar black-hole hunter into space

Using state-of-the-art mirrors and detectors on opposite ends of an extended 33-foot-long mast, a small X-ray telescope launched today will study black holes and the mechanics of supernova explosions.

By June 13, 2012

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Hindenburg disaster 75 years ago abruptly ended zeppelin era

The great German airships flew the rich and famous around the world. But when catastrophe struck in Lakehurst, N.J., 35 perished and the era of luxurious travel by dirigible was over.

By May 4, 2012

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Sandia's second crack at fuel-air stun grenade

New flash-bang safe, fireproof, says Sandia National Laboratories.

By April 22, 2008

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What Japan's nuclear crisis means for public health (Q&A)

Tiny amounts of radiation from the stricken nuclear power plant have spread across the Pacific. An expert from Columbia's Center for Radiological Research assesses the health risks.

By April 15, 2011

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Nuclear research reactor perseveres in city center

A nuclear reactor, albeit a very small one, has been spitting atoms amid the city bustle near MIT since 1958. Even though it's steeped in history, the research center is leading experiments on the future of nuclear power.

By February 11, 2011

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China baffles world with mystery bomber

Country's top-secret stealth bomber could be more advanced than the American B-2A and could reach the continental United States--if it exists.

By March 15, 2008

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The 'explosion-proof' computer

Computer Dynamics' explosion-proof computer contains spark, but it's not bomb-proof.

By September 27, 2007