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neptune

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Hubble finds new moon around Neptune that Voyager missed!

The new moon is about one hundred million times fainter than the faintest star that can be seen with the naked eye.

By July 15, 2013

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Neptune Pine smartwatch excites, but only in theory

Could this be the geeky smartwatch we've all been waiting for? Maybe, but for now we'll have to keep waiting.

By February 1, 2013

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Here's what happens when one planet captures another

This video teaches you all about Triton, a former dwarf planet that was captured by Neptune and forced into its orbit around the planet.

By May 27, 2014

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Tiny planet extends the borders of our Solar System

A dwarf planet out beyond Pluto has been found orbiting our sun — and there may be another planet 10 times the size of Earth.

By March 26, 2014

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Pinterest's top pins of 2013 involve bacon, 3D printing

The diversity of the Internet is on full display with Pinterest's top trending pins from the past year. Beer-candied bacon, anyone?

By December 19, 2013

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Kepler data dig strikes galactic gold with 715 new planets

You should't feel as alone today as you did yesterday. NASA says it has confirmed the existence of 715 new exoplanets beyond our solar system, many of them not that different from Earth in terms of size.

By February 26, 2014

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NASA's Kepler space telescope spots 'wobbly' new planet

The new planet, known as Kepler-413b, has an extremely irregular orbit that seems to move up and down. It also has no surface to stand on.

By February 4, 2014

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Ring around the asteroid: Scientists make surprise discovery

Silly asteroid, rings are for Saturn! Not anymore. Astronomers have discovered an asteroid hosting a ring system of its very own.

By March 27, 2014

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The P-8A Poseidon adventure begins for the Navy

There's a new sub-hunter in town: the US Navy's P-8A Poseidon, just now taking to the air to replace the venerable P-3C Orion. And soon it'll have a drone deputy.

By March 2, 2014

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The cutest gosh-darn planets you'll see today

This cuddly-wuddly solar system would make the perfect gift for the kids in your life, or the for big kid inside you.

By October 17, 2012