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Fly over Titan's methane lakes in NASA's video

The Cassini spacecraft has been gathering radar data on Titan, allowing scientists to knit together a dramatic view of its lakes and seas.

By December 18, 2013

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Lack of Mars methane a blow to chances of finding life

The dream of discovering life on Mars took a hit with the release of a study highlighting the Curiosity rover's methane-less adventures on the Red Planet.

By September 19, 2013

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These works of art are too tiny to see (but trust us, they're there)

A Cornell Ph.D. student in applied physics etches famous works of art -- Escher, Magritte, Matisse -- onto silicon wafers used in modern digital devices.

By December 3, 2014

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Sunlight glints off Saturn moon's seas in dazzling NASA image

Saturn's captivating moon Titan once again draws the eye as NASA releases a color mosaic showing the sun shining on its polar seas.

By October 31, 2014

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The scent of a comet: Rotten eggs and pee

The Rosetta spacecraft's mass spectrometers have been sniffing out the various aromas of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

By October 26, 2014

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Mystery island on Saturn's moon Titan reappears with a new look

A "magic island" on Saturn's intriguing moon Titan has once again popped up on Cassini's radar, but it seems to have changed its look since the last time it was spotted.

By September 30, 2014

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Water found on Neptune-sized planet 124 light-years from Earth

The discovery of water vapor in the atmosphere of the planet opens up more understanding about planet formation and the possibility of life outside our solar system.

By September 24, 2014

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With Toyota in its rearview mirror, GM talks fuel-cell cars (Q&A)

Toyota has unveiled plans to sell a clean and green hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle in the US next year. CNET talks with a GM exec about the challenge of competing.

By June 28, 2014

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Mystery island vanishes on Saturn's moon Titan

Researchers speculate on the strange case of a missing island on Titan that disappeared from photographs over just a few days.

By June 23, 2014

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Good news, everyone! NASA re-creates the smell of Titan

NASA has created a recipe for the atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, and found that it has an "aromatic character".

By June 16, 2014