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Help name the first comet landing site in history

Next month, a lander named Philae will detach from the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft and attach itself to a comet for a ride around the sun. What the landing spot is called is up to us.

By October 16, 2014

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Singapore plans to be world's first 'Smart Nation'

The city-state unveils plans for sensors that can help manage traffic congestion, detect air pollutants, and even remind you to take your trash out.

By June 17, 2014

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Monument Valley: on sacred geometry and a game for everyone

ustwo has created a work of art in its Escher-inspired puzzle game, Monument Valley. Designer Ken Wong gives CNET an inside look at where it came from.

By April 8, 2014

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Monument Valley: An interactive M.C. Escher print that will blow you away

The beautiful puzzle game -- out now for iOS devices -- is a visual expedition through bending perspectives and restrained artistic splendor that's as playful as it is haunting.

By April 4, 2014

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Alien rainbow spotted on the planet Venus

The first "glory" rainbow ever seen on another planet has been spotted on Venus, revealing new clues about the planet's atmospheric composition.

By March 13, 2014

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Former Apple CEO John Sculley recalls the Macintosh launch

guest post Sculley stood behind the curtain with Steve Jobs moments before Jobs was to go on stage. Jobs was terrified, Sculley says, but once he took the stage, his presentation mastery took over.

By January 22, 2014

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Up close with one of the solar system's biggest asteroids

NASA debuts stunning high-resolution pictures of the gargantuan 330-mile-diameter Vesta asteroid.

By September 13, 2013

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NASA issues asteroid 'Grand Challenge' to all

NASA calls on industry, academia, government agencies, and citizens alike to find ways to identify and ward off asteroid threats.

By June 18, 2013

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Roadside Assistance: An iPod receiver and in-dash navigation

We answer your questions about cars and car tech in this, CNET Car Tech's new biweekly Q&A feature.

By May 11, 2012

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Planetarium converted to 200-player space game

The planetarium at New York's Museum of Natural History will play host to a giant space exploration game tomorrow night that starts with the birth of the universe.

By January 25, 2012