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New Curiosity rover selfie makes Mars the star of the snapshot

Curiosity's latest self-portrait shows the plucky machine surrounded by Mars landscape details, including Mount Sharp, cliffs and the crater rim.

By February 25, 2015

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Cold Shoulder ice vest promises weight loss through chilling out

A Kickstarter project uses ice packs inside a vest with the idea of making your body work harder to keep warm and burn through calories in the process.

By February 10, 2015

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Curiosity's relaxed drilling hints at ancient acidic water on Mars

The Mars Curiosity rover is trying a new, easygoing drilling technique, and early results indicate acidic water conditions way back in the planet's history.

By February 6, 2015

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New interactive map of Milky Way lets you see the light (and dust)

Information from the Planck space telescope helped create a stunning new map. It's also shedding light on dark matter and the origins of the universe.

By February 5, 2015

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NASA plans mission to Jupiter's extraordinary moon Europa

NASA's administrator confirms the space agency is moving ahead with plans to send a spacecraft to Europa, a moon that may hide a vast ocean under its icy surface.

By February 3, 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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Helicopters on Mars: NASA proposes flying eyes for rovers

NASA's Mars rovers have already made inroads on Martian soil. The next realm to explore may well be the sky with the addition of low-flying scout helicopters.

By January 23, 2015

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Mars rover reaches highest point in 7 years, snaps this panorama

The Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity reaches another height as it celebrates its 11-year anniversary with a video and patriotic panoramic photo just released by NASA.

By January 23, 2015

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Microsoft HoloLens to create first 'manned' Mars mission

Microsoft introduces an augmented-reality headset that NASA plans to use to roam a virtual Mars starting later this year.

By January 22, 2015

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Microsoft HoloLens: An experience you never knew you wanted (hands-on)

HoloLens delivers a robust and surreal augmented reality that will leave even a VR skeptic slack-jawed.

By January 21, 2015