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Review

U-Turn Orbit Basic turntable

The U-Turn Orbit Basic turntable manages to keep costs low while streamlining the set-up and offering shoppers a lot of options to customize the color and build. It's currently our favorite sub-$200 turntable and deserves the attention of audiophiles and casual listeners alike.

By February 29, 2016

4 stars Editors' rating February 29, 2016
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SpaceX founders want to put tiny satellites in orbit

While SpaceX's own rockets get bigger, two of the company's founders are betting big on smaller launches.

By April 26, 2016

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See an astronaut's view of Super Bowl 50 from orbit

While the Super Bowl is a big spectacle down on Earth, it's a mere speck from the International Space Station.

By February 8, 2016

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U-Turn's Orbit Basic is a bespoke turntable for the analog purist

The Orbit Basic is our favorite turntable under $200, no question. With a dead simple set-up, a variety of customizable options on the website, and snag-free playback quality all at an entry-level price tag, the Basic is a no-brainer if you're shopping for a new turntable.

By January 29, 2016

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Space cheese and 9 other weird items we've sent into orbit (pictures)

Space isn't just for spaceships, satellites and astronauts. Some unusual objects ranging from a wheel of cheese to a Christmas tree have hitched rides into orbit.

10 Images By January 6, 2016

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Japan's Akatsuki orbiter sends back triumphant Venus images

Years after a failed attempt at orbiting Venus, the Akatsuki spacecraft snuggles up next to the planet and snaps a series of photos.

By December 9, 2015

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Watch an exoplanet orbit a distant star

Astronomers have obtained direct images of an exoplanet moving around a star 63 light-years from Earth.

By September 18, 2015

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India's Mars orbiter sends stunning canyon photo

The country's space agency has also released 3D images of the massive canyon known as the Ophir Chasma.

By August 16, 2015

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Astronomers find another 'Jupiter' orbiting a sun just like ours

A surprising find has researchers thinking that they may have discovered a "Solar System 2.0."

By July 15, 2015

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First dwarf star planets boost search for extraterrestrial life

Three planets are the first to be seen orbiting an ultracool dwarf star, and could be our best hope yet for finding extraterrestrial life.

By May 2, 2016