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The spooky sounds of space

Since the 1950s, probes sent into space have been sending back data that reveal eerie sounds from the vastness of the galaxy.

By August 18, 2014

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Solar storm almost fried Earth's electronics two years ago?

A fascinating NASA presentation suggests that in July 2012 Earth was one week away from being struck by a massive solar storm that would have had devastating effects. Can this be?

By July 26, 2014

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NASA's Voyager I hit by third solar 'tsunami'

After traveling for 37 years, Voyager I is recording pulses from the sun that confirm it has entered a different region near the edge of the solar system called interstellar space.

By July 8, 2014

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Ick-alert: Old book bound with human skin, Harvard scientists say

From the fascinating/gross files, Harvard researchers determine a book in the university's collection is, indeed, bound with real human flesh.

By June 6, 2014

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Livestream cues up Android app for the masses

exclusive The company in a two-way race to be the Internet's prime live-event streamer catches up with Ustream by adding an Android app to watch and broadcast live video on the go.

By November 8, 2013

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Why are Sony and Samsung keeping 4K content to themselves?

By keeping current 4K content offerings proprietary, Sony and Samsung could hamper 4K adoption. Here's why.

By May 22, 2014

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RIP Panasonic plasma TVs: Reactions from industry experts

Panasonic recently announced it would no longer manufacture plasma televisions. For many experts in the industry who care deeply about TV picture quality, that came as major news. Here are a few of their reactions, in their own words.

By November 6, 2013

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Panasonic to pull the plug on plasma TV panels

The company will curtail production of plasma TVs displays this December and end the sale of plasma TVs to consumers.

By October 31, 2013

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Dad turns kid into lightsaber-wielding superhero

Through the magic of special effects, a dad turns his son into “Action Movie Kid” in a series of YouTube videos that show what happens when a kid’s imagination meets a grown-up’s.

By March 27, 2014

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4.4 billion-year-old crystal points to chill early Earth

A pretty bit of blue zircon dating back billions of years to the formation of the Earth's crust may be one of the oldest pieces of the planet.

By February 24, 2014