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From 'Alien' to 'Prometheus': The search for extraterrestrial life

Ridley Scott's new movie "Prometheus" may reignite questions about life beyond the boundaries of our galaxy.

By Jun. 8, 2012

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CNET UK Podcast 290: Prometheus and the next iPhone

We review Alien prequel Prometheus in this spoiler-free podcast, and wonder if the next iPhone can top the Samsung Galaxy S3 and HTC One X.

By Jun. 1, 2012

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Prometheus 3D IMAX review: Fassbending Friday night fun

Jason saw Ridley Scott's sci-fi action film at the Waterloo IMAX last night -- could it possibly meet expectations? And is the 3D worth it?

19 Images May. 31, 2012

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Massive 5-ton steel wheel stars in ancient Greek drama

"Prometheus Bound," thought to have first been performed around 450 B.C., gets a modern twist with a highly engineered 23-foot kinetic wheel that serves as the play's centerpiece.

By Jul. 31, 2013

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Google Nexus fired into space to see if screams are audible

A science project to warm the cockles of a xenomorph's acidic heart: The first smartphone satellite will test the "Alien" tagline so you don't have to.

By Feb. 25, 2013

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Harrison Ford considered for 'Blade Runner' sequel

The veteran actor has been asked to reprise his iconic role as Rick Deckard in the sequel to 1982's sci-fi hit "Blade Runner," to be directed by original filmmaker Ridley Scott.

By May. 20, 2014

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Creepy incredible: animatronics by Gustav Hoegen

Prometheus. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Doctor Who. We've always assumed these effects were CGI — until we saw this showreel by animatronics master Gustav Hoegen.

By Nov. 13, 2012

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Hubble captures Horsehead nebula in stunning infrared

This new image puts the famous hydrogen-dust cloud in an ethereal light, revealing the horse rearing its head above cosmic whitecaps.

By Apr. 21, 2013

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Iconic 'Alien' designer H.R. Giger passes away

Swiss artist H.R. Giger, famous for his "Alien" biomechanical environment and creatures, has died at the age of 74.

By May. 13, 2014