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TV Buying Guide 2015

CNET breaks out the most important things to know when shopping for a new television.

By January 31, 2014

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Einstein's Cross: Distant supernova split into four by gravitational lensing

An exploding star directly behind a cluster of enormous galaxies has been split into four images by the light-bending properties of the cluster's gravity.

By March 5, 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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Bird-watching Apps

Now is a great time to get outside to observe your local bird populations. After all, spring is when birds are migrating and mating. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some of the best apps to help you identify local species.

By February 27, 2015

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The world's new strongest natural material: Limpet teeth

Step aside, spider silk: the strongest material in the world can be found inside the mouths of rock-dwelling marine gastropods.

By February 18, 2015

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New planet-hunting tool chases after star system's little brown dwarf

The Sphere instrument on the VLT in Chile peers with all its might into the blackness around a binary star system and returns a surprise for astronomers.

By February 18, 2015

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The day virtual reality made me cry

Clouds over Sidra is a wrenching look at a real life across the world, and it shows how emotional virtual experiences could become.

By February 12, 2015

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Mapping the far side of the moon

Using its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA has collated data to reveal what the other side of the moon looks like.

By February 11, 2015

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Gravity in space produces a cosmic grin

Hubble has taken a photo of what seems to be a smiling cartoon face in the depths of space -- an effect produced by a phenomenon known as gravitational lensing.

By February 9, 2015

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The microscopic parasite helping to solve astronaut bone density loss

A tiny roundworm is being studied in space in a bid to observe precisely what happens to muscle mass under zero-G conditions.

By January 12, 2015