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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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Like to chase space probes? Track all active ones from moon and beyond

Crave's Michael Franco talks with the women who built Spaceprob.es, a colorful and easy-to-use new website that schools you on almost 30 active probes in our solar system.

By February 23, 2015

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See the submarine NASA wants to send to Saturn's moon Titan

Spaceships are great, but to explore the weird world that is Titan, a space sub might make more sense. Fortunately, NASA is already working on a design.

By February 15, 2015

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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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SpaceX getting ready for weather satellite launch

In addition to launching a weather station into space, the private space-exploration company will once again attempt to land the launch rocket on a barge.

By February 9, 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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The lovely 'ghost' of a dying star

As a white dwarf in the final throes of its life span, a dying star throws off a nebula known poetically -- if not entirely accurately -- as the 'Ghost of Jupiter'.

By February 2, 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