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VLT black-hole instrument discovers new binary star

The Very Large Telescope's black-hole instrument has been activated, and has already made a stellar discovery.

By January 13, 2016

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Sensitive instrument hunts for water in interstellar space

Where there's water in the universe, there might be life. SEPIA, an instrument mounted on a telescope in the Chilean desert, might help astronomers find both.

By November 4, 2015

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Instrument 1: A violin, keyboard, guitar and cello in one digital instrument

A crazy gadget that looks like a toy fretboard peripheral for a video game is actually a highly versatile instrument that can be played in many ways.

By March 8, 2015

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My rock star dreams meet a Bluetooth mini guitar

CNET's Michael Franco chases his rock 'n' roll dreams by taking lessons from a Bluetooth-enabled mini guitar. He's no Jimmy Page, yet.

By February 5, 2016

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Yamaha's motorcycle and instrument designers trade jobs

Yamaha's motorcycle designers have created some musical instruments, while the instrument designers have created vehicles.

By March 25, 2015

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Yamaha motorcycle and instrument designers trade jobs (pictures)

The two design divisions of Yamaha switched jobs for a very special art project showcasing their creativity and ingenuity.

16 Images By March 25, 2015

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Curiosity rover's sandy Mars selfie puts dunes in perspective

NASA's Curiosity rover delivers another enchanting selfie from the surface of Mars as technicians back on Earth try to sort out a problem with the vehicle's sampling system.

By February 1, 2016

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Cat gets titanium leg implants, becomes kitty cyborg (Tomorrow Daily 284 show notes)

These aren't your typical, removable prosthetics -- Vincent the kitty has high-tech titanium legs that fuse to his leg bones over time.

By December 9, 2015

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Disabled kitty goes bionic with the help of titanium legs (Tomorrow Daily 284)

Ashley discusses why two futuristic peg legs are giving a new lease on life to a disabled cat, and how the ESA is working towards landing an instruments payload on a dual-asteroid system by 2022.

By December 9, 2015

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A tour of the Nethercutt Museum and Collection: From classic cars to self-playing orchestras

Hidden in plain sight in the northeast corner of the San Fernando valley in Los Angeles is an incredible collection of classic cars, a steam train, and mechanical musical instruments of all kinds. Here's a photo tour of the Nethercutt Museum and Collection.

By October 17, 2015