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Tiny pebbles make the biggest planets

Researchers solve the mystery of how Saturn and Jupiter formed, which changes how we think of planetary formation as a whole.

By August 19, 2015

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The 4-mile-tall pyramid mountain on dwarf planet Ceres is glowing

NASA's Dawn spacecraft finds that the largest object in the asteroid belt is also a huge mystery, as the craft takes a closer look.

By August 8, 2015

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Is this Earth 2.0? NASA finds planet like ours

Kepler-452b is the most Earth-like planet we've found that could support life. Meanwhile on this world, riding Lyft earns you Starbucks perks.

By July 23, 2015

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NASA: This planet is the closest thing to Earth yet

Data from the Kepler Space Telescope reveals a planet that hits the triumvirate of being just right: It's the right size in the right place, and is circling a star similar to our sun.

By July 23, 2015

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LittleBigPlanet 3 (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3)

LittleBigPlanet 3 is a paradise for creativity that provides an impressive array of tools and possibilities. Its included adventure is fresh, and the new characters and items are a welcome evolution.

By November 17, 2014

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8 reasons Pluto should totally have planet status (pictures)

Scientists have demoted it to a dwarf. The nerve! If you're still dead set on calling Pluto one of the nine planets, here are the reasons why that's perfectly reasonable.

8 Images By July 16, 2015

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Express your rage over Pluto's de-planeting with this Woot shirt

Tired of people piling on poor Pluto just because they believe it's no longer a planet? Amazon's daily deal website has a shirt that will show what side you're on.

By July 16, 2015

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Crave Ep. 211: Should Pluto be reclassified as a planet?

In 2006 Pluto lost its status as a planet based on its size. But it turns out to be bigger than they thought. Should Pluto regain its long-held title?

By July 16, 2015

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Should Pluto be reclassified as a planet?, Ep. 211

This week on Crave we got our first close look at Pluto and now the debate is back on. Is it a planet or not? Drink up, buttercup, with a smart water fountain for cats, and get all hipster-like with the Lumenati CS1 vintage movie camera iPhone case.

By July 16, 2015

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NASA gives Pluto's 'heart' a name, reveals second riveting shot of dwarf planet

In a just-held briefing, NASA says that Pluto's "heart" will be named for the dwarf planet's original discoverer, a dark spot on moon Charon is called "Mordor," and Pluto is a relative newborn.

By July 15, 2015