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quasar

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QSAlpha Quasar IV

A new self-funded smartphone project seeks to make the most secure smartphone there ever was.

By September 17, 2013

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NASA video illustrates 'X-ray wind' blasting from a black hole

It takes a mighty wind to keep stars from forming. Researchers have found one in a galaxy far, far away -- and NASA made a short movie about it.

By March 27, 2015

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'Hackproof' Quasar IV Android smartphone gets the go-ahead

A company claiming to make the most secure smartphone software on the market announces that it's on schedule to make the phones for real.

By October 9, 2013

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Quasar IV: Supersecure Android ninja phone (pictures)

Based on encryption algorithms years in the making, the security of this self-funded Android smartphone throws down the gauntlet to data thieves.

17 Images By September 17, 2013

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Einstein's Cross: Distant supernova split into four by gravitational lensing

An exploding star directly behind a cluster of enormous galaxies has been split into four images by the light-bending properties of the cluster's gravity.

By March 5, 2015

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A new supermassive black hole puzzles scientists

Scientists have found a black hole 12 billion times more massive than the Sun that was formed so soon after the Big Bang it's challenging what we know about black holes.

By February 26, 2015

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Colliding black holes could warp space-time itself

If the two black holes meet, they could release as much energy as 100 million supernova explosions as they shatter their galaxy, a new study finds.

By January 9, 2015

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Universe's missing photon sources baffle scientists

There's 400 percent more light in intergalactic space than sources could produce, say researchers. Could dark matter be the cause?

By July 9, 2014

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Quasars and supernovae and huge mirrors, oh my

Northeast of San Diego, storied Palomar Observatory still beckons scientists with its 200-inch telescope. CNET Road Trip 2012 took a look.

By July 17, 2012

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With Quasar, jailbroken iPads get Windows

Ten dollar hack in the Cydia Store brings tablets that much closer to a Windows machine, without Microsoft.

By April 30, 2012