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Hubble captures breathtaking picture of dark and light nebulae

Hubble has captured a stunning photo of a baby star in close proximity to both a light nebula and a dark nebula overlapping.

By September 1, 2014

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Skywatchers gear up for Perseid meteor onslaught

This annual crowd-pleaser -- one of the most spectacular sky shows you'll ever see -- is about to hit its peak.

By August 8, 2013

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Oyster e-book subscription service just got interesting

Parents, take note: the "Netflix of books" has added a generous selection of children's titles, including dozens from Disney Publishing.

By February 13, 2014

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Simon & Schuster deal boosts 'Netflix of digital books' wannabes Scribd and Oyster

Scribd and Oyster's all-you-can-read e-book subscription services add 'Big 5' publisher's backlist titles.

By May 21, 2014

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August hosts Perseid, the best meteor shower of the year

This month, a spectacular sight is coming to the nighttime sky. Here's the lowdown on how you can catch a glimpse of the Perseids.

By August 6, 2013

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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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Kindle Unlimited: Good for customers, not so good for authors?

The terms of service for Amazon's new e-book subscription offering mean uncertainty for self-published Kindle authors, whose work is automatically rolled into the program.

By July 19, 2014

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How the 'Netflix of books' won over the publishing industry (Q&A)

Oyster has grown its library of books available to its all-you-can-eat subscribers to more than 100,000 titles. CEO Eric Stromberg told CNET how it happened, and how the company is changing the world of reading.

By January 25, 2014

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Here's the Milky Way supernova you've never heard of

Newly measured distance to stellar debris in the northern sky links it more firmly to an explosion observers saw in 1181.

By August 30, 2013

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T. Boone Pickens invests in natural gas-fueled taxis

Little more than a month after the oil mogul unveiled his U.S. energy plan, which promotes natural gas vehicles, he invests in natural gas taxi cab company.

By August 12, 2008