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A planetary ring system 200 times the size of Saturn's

An extrasolar planetary ring system discovered in 2012 has now been determined to be much more massive than the one orbiting Saturn.

By January 26, 2015

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Give a toast to the solar system with the ThinkGeek Planetary Glass Set

The ThinkGeek Planetary Glass Set is a set of 10 drinking glasses made to look like the Sun and the planets -- even Pluto.

By November 24, 2014

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Private spacecraft will sail on streams of photons from the sun

Bill Nye and The Planetary Society want to propel a spacecraft by bouncing the sun's photons off it. The first test of such a craft will take place this May.

By January 26, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 118: Bill Nye's spacecraft, Mozilla's in-browser VR and more

On today's show, we check out Bill Nye and the Planetary Society's new privately funded spacecraft, discuss Mozilla's plans for VR, and wonder about the future of 3D-printed apartment buildings.

By January 26, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 118: Bill Nye's spacecraft, Mozilla's in-browser VR and more

Mozilla is on a path to add core virtual reality support to their Firefox browser, and Khail and Ashley are "scarexcited" about it. Will we ever leave the internet if we can experience it in a VR headset?

By January 26, 2015

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Become an alien hunter with free online course from Harvard

Haven't been finding enough alien life lately? Maybe Harvard can help with a new course that combines astronomy and biology to examine how we look for life on other planets.

By January 21, 2015

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NASA's Dawn gets its best glimpse yet of dwarf planet Ceres

At a resolution of just 27p, images captured by the Dawn probe as it approaches Ceres are the most detailed of the dwarf planet to date.

By January 19, 2015

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Two newly discovered planets look promising for extraterrestrial life

Among eight new Kepler planets found are the two most Earth-like to date, with possible conditions for the propagation of life.

By January 7, 2015

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Rumors that gravity will fail soon are greatly exaggerated

Rumors have been flying on social media that a blip in gravity will render us all weightless. Don't get floated, er, carried away by this hoax though.

By January 3, 2015

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Wanderers: 3D-printed spacewear for medieval Arab astronauts

A series of 3D-printed garments is inspired by space travel, symbiosis and the medieval astronomers of the Middle East.

By December 11, 2014