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Over half of the giant Kepler planets may not be planets after all

A five-year study of data from the Kepler space observatory has found that over half the possible planets it has identified are either eclipsing binary stars or brown dwarfs.

By December 4, 2015

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From a glass box to the Red Planet: The strange journey of the Australian Martian-in-training

Physicist and comedian Josh Richards is ready and willing to die on Mars. But first he has to survive a see-through, mocked-up habitat in Sydney, Australia.

By February 6, 2016

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Let the moon guide you to a cool five-planet eyeful this month

NASA releases a video guide to a solar system phenomenon that hasn't happened in more than 10 years.

By February 2, 2016

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This lonely planet is in the longest-distance relationship ever

It could be the most isolated planet in any solar system, and CNET's Eric Mack thinks he can relate.

By January 28, 2016

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Soar over dwarf planet Ceres' surface in revealing NASA video

Using real images taken from the spacecraft Dawn, NASA takes you on an animated tour of the largest body in the asteroid belt.

By January 29, 2016

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Death Star BBQ grill crushes planets, cooks hamburgers

Throw another Wampa sausage on the barbie! A Death Star-shaped grill will satisfy your desires for both galactic domination and a hot dinner.

By January 27, 2016

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Hideo Kojima tries PlayStation VR, visits LittleBigPlanet dev Media Molecule

Plus, we learn what Hideo Kojima had for lunch today.

By January 24, 2016

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Astronomers are brawling again about a ninth planet

One of the researchers who helped demote Pluto believes he may have found a new ninth world, much bigger and way farther out.

By January 21, 2016

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This is the closest planet yet that could support life beyond our solar system

Most potentially habitable exoplanets are at least hundreds of light-years away, but Wolf 1061c is just next door, galactically speaking.

By December 18, 2015

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How well do you know Star Wars? Quiz yourself on the planets

In the first of our Star Wars quizzes leading up to the premiere of "The Force Awakens," we test your planetary geography. Can you tell Felucia from Corellia?

By December 11, 2015