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Hubble telescope observes freaky antics of 'Nasty 1' star

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope say the star nicknamed Nasty 1 (Miss Jackson if...) doesn't behave like a typical star of its kind. Hence its bad-boy image and name.

By May 21, 2015

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New England Patriots bring out Nobel Prize winner in Deflategate rebuttal

Technically Incorrect: Still fighting a four-game suspension of their quarterback, the Patriots create a Web site to counter what they say is the NFL's dismissal of scientific evidence about ball deflation.

By May 14, 2015

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Will the iPhone 5S survive a crush test at the world's largest observation wheel?

CNET's Jeff Bakalar visits the High Roller observation wheel in Las Vegas to torture-test the gold iPhone 5S. Check it out and see if this smartphone can stand up to the force of the largest wheel in the world.

By January 8, 2014

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This galaxy is the farthest into space we have ever seen

The distance to a super-bright galaxy has been exactly calculated, setting a 13-billion light-year record as the most distant galaxy ever seen (that we know of).

By May 6, 2015

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Messenger's final image before crashing into the surface of Mercury

The unmanned Messenger probe has completed its Mercury mission, going out with a bang.

By April 30, 2015

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New spectroscopic images of Mercury are a rainbow of colour

Images taken by NASA's Messenger spacecraft and released in the probe's final days use colour to reveal the mineral composition of Mercury's surface.

By April 28, 2015

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What fuels Saturn's superstorms? New theory explains 'great white spots'

They're massive, violent and full of lightning, and they only arrive every 20 to 30 years. What drives Saturn's storms may be the weight of water.

By April 14, 2015

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Space out with these galaxy Easter eggs

Add some outer space to your Easter basket with this easy tutorial on how to give eggs a celestial makeover.

By April 4, 2015

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When Google Maps meets the human body, here's what happens

Melding technology designed to examine silicon wafers with Google Maps algorithms has yielded a remarkable way to look at our own bodies.

By April 2, 2015

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Weird asteroid spun so fast it literally exploded itself

For the first time, astronomers have captured images of a rare type of asteroid that rotates so quickly it literally cracks itself up.

By March 20, 2015