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Universe's missing photon sources baffle scientists

There's 400 percent more light in intergalactic space than sources could produce, say researchers. Could dark matter be the cause?

By July 9, 2014

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Light vs heat: Fujitsu rebuilds server with silicon photonics

Using Intel's silicon photonics chips, Fujitsu demonstrates how fiber-optic links can replace copper wires to handle PCI Express data transfer. The result: a machine that's easier to keep cool.

By November 6, 2013

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Russian space-sex gecko experiment fails

A mission to learn about the sex life of geckos in orbit took a bad turn when what should have been heaven in space turned into a reptilian tragedy.

By September 2, 2014

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NASA 3D-prints a nebula, and you can too!

Ever wanted to hold a nebula in your hands? Well now you can thanks to plans from NASA. Warning: It kind of looks like two molars stuck together.

By July 11, 2014

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IBM pushes silicon photonics with on-chip optics

Big Blue researchers have figured out how to use standard manufacturing processes to make chips with built-in optical links that can transfer 25 gigabits of data per second.

By December 9, 2012

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How a sunset might look on Earth's new cousin Kepler-186f

NASA confirms the discovery of an Earth-sized planet that may have potential for life, but its sun is dimmer than ours. Here's what an evening stroll on a beach on Kepler-186f might be like.

By April 17, 2014

Review

Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE (Sprint)

The Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE is hefty, but packs modern Android power, an excellent keyboard, and LTE 4G if you're lucky.

August 21, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 21, 2012
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Asteroid breaks up just like in Atari game

A phenomenon known as "YORP torque" is ripping an asteroid apart, and thanks to a team of telescopes, astronomers have been able to watch for the first time ever.

By March 6, 2014

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Full-moon curse lifted? Looks like dusty mirrors are to blame

Researchers explain why reflectors left on the moon 40 years ago aren't cooperating when it comes to returning laser beams meant to measure the orb's distance from Earth.

By February 12, 2014

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If an Android QWERTY slider is what you crave, the Photon Q could satisfy

Running Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich and driven by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, the Motorola Photon Q will certainly surpass Motorola's Droid 4.

By August 21, 2012