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quasars

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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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10 things discovered or invented by kids (pictures)

From quasars to medieval pendants, you have kids to thank for these amazing discoveries.

10 Images By July 28, 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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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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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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Are we all here because of a black hole?

While we typically think of black holes as death pits from which nothing can escape, recent studies suggest black holes play a pivotal role in creating stars. Could one have created our sun?

By September 18, 2014

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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