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Correction: Images from vantage point of Saturn and Mercury

An earlier version of this image gallery misspelled the name of the Cassini spacecraft and misstated where in space the images were taken. This is only the third time ever that Earth has been imaged from the outer solar system. It has also been clarified that the Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Italian Space Agency.

By July 23, 2013

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NASA photos show Earth from vantage point of Saturn, Mercury

For the first time, we can see what our planet looks like from other outposts in the solar system -- some of which are 900 million miles away.

By July 22, 2013

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Mercury's north pole is probably chock full of ice

While Mars dominates space-related headlines, a stunning revelation from Mercury could end up being one of the biggest astronomy stories of the year.

By November 30, 2012

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Use your cell phone to detect mercury levels in water

Chemists say they've manufactured a sheet that changes color when dipped in mercury-tainted water, and that taking a picture of the sheet with a mobile phone or digicam can quantify the toxin's concentration.

By February 6, 2013

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Mercury Rises as Bruce Willis takes on Unbreakable iTunes terms

Could The Last Boy Scout's stoush with Apple put Armageddon within striking distance of the iTunes terms and conditions?

By September 3, 2012

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Forget winter in Westeros, summer's coming to Titan

If you haven't heard of Titan, it just might be the most underrated place on our block, galactically speaking. Crave's Eric Mack has been getting reacquainted with Saturn's largest moon.

By July 25, 2013

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Sun's giant coronal mass ejection captured on film

Stunning media shows a terrifyingly large ejection of electronic-disrupting particles leaving the sun at impossible speeds. Where's it going? We've got the answer.

By July 22, 2013

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Freddie Mercury returns to the stage (sort of)

Hologram-like optical illusion will bring the legendary Queen frontman back for a belated encore tonight in London.

By May 14, 2012

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Yahoo fights to declassify NSA court documents

Filing a motion with the secret FISA court, the tech giant seeks to prove that it "objected strenuously" to handing the government customer data.

By July 10, 2013

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In Chicago, 'The Bean' is perfect interactive public art

It's hard to imagine anyone not smiling when they visit Anish Kapoor's masterpiece, "Cloud Gate," otherwise known as "The Bean." CNET's Daniel Terdiman made a visit on Road Trip 2013.

By July 5, 2013