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Earth-like planet -- sorta -- spotted in Alpha Centauri

European astronomers discover the closest-known exoplanet found so far, and it comes with a few surprises. Like, it's a little warmer than our planet.

By Oct. 17, 2012

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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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Super-Earth practically next door could be habitable

You may think this planet is overpopulated or you may just be sick of the partisan politics. In either case, HD 40307g is an attractive getaway.

By Nov. 8, 2012

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Sonic Wallets scream, moo, hurl insults when opened

The humble wallet gets an audio upgrade with a sound chip that makes noises ranging from obnoxious screams to choruses of angelic voices.

By Feb. 12, 2013

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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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The best way to discover new music

Internet radio, Spotify, and Pandora are good, but "curated" music podcasts are an even better way to discover new music.

By May. 5, 2012

Editors' Take

Sony XBR-84X900 hands-on

David Katzmaier and Ty Pendlebury test one of the first and only 4K TVs available for sale today. Is it the inevitable future, an underwhelming experience, an excellent performer, or all of the above?

By Feb. 26, 2013

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The best (unheard) music of 2008

A very short list of the best (unheard) music of the year.

By Dec. 29, 2008