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luminosity

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NASA video illustrates 'X-ray wind' blasting from a black hole

It takes a mighty wind to keep stars from forming. Researchers have found one in a galaxy far, far away -- and NASA made a short movie about it.

By March 27, 2015

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Stunning Loch Ness fireball illuminates shadowy monster's home

A bright fireball tried to shine a little light on the home of the mysterious creature Sunday evening.

By March 16, 2015

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Ford unveils 'MoDe' electric bike prototypes at MWC 2015

During a press conference at MWC, car company Ford introduced its MoDe:Pro and MoDe:Me concept e-bikes.

By March 2, 2015

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Evidence of a galactic cannibal

An image captured by the Hubble telescope shows a galaxy in the process of being devoured by a bigger galaxy nearby.

By February 1, 2015

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The Exoplanet Travel Bureau: NASA posters advertise Kepler planets

The space agency is promoting some of the 1,000 planets discovered by the Kepler Mission in the style of vintage travel posters.

By January 8, 2015

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How Android 5.0 lets you get raw for better photos

Programmers have begun unlocking a new feature in Google's new Lollipop mobile OS: the ability to shoot photos in raw format, which adds new flexibility in image quality.

By December 19, 2014

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Stars play a game of cosmic catch, create rare magnetar

Astronomers use the Very Large Telescope to reveal a space drama involving two unique stars in the Ara constellation.

By May 14, 2014

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Incredible moon photo snapped with HTC One, homemade telescope

A homemade binocular telescope, an HTC One, and 700 hours of work went into taking a single, spectacular moon shot. The photographer shares his secrets.

By March 24, 2014

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This Twitch Plays Pokemon-themed Flappy Bird clone might make the Internet implode

And just when you thought that either of these wacky fringe fascinations couldn't get better. Think again.

By March 13, 2014

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Spray-on Starpath makes roads glow at night

During the day, paths coated with Starpath absorb UV light, which is released when darkness falls. The technology could be a cheaper, more energy-efficient alternative to nighttime street lighting, its maker says.

By October 21, 2013