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Mars crater might be remnant of an ancient supervolcano

Scientists reevaluate what they thought was a massive impact crater on Mars. It may actually have had a much more fiery past.

By October 23, 2013

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Rare supernova remnant may contain our youngest black hole

NASA's Chandra X-ray telescope has captured a picture of a distorted supernova remnant that may contain the most recently formed black hole in the Milky Way.

By February 13, 2013

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Wired at the Western Wall, where smartphones heighten the holy

Even the ancient city of Jerusalem has been transformed by tech, as visitors to holy sites turn to mobile devices to reach out to God.

By August 26, 2014

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Curiosity finds rocky remnant of ancient martian streambed

In a finding that verifies earlier suspicions, the Curiosity rover sends back images featuring rocks made up of gravels scientists say were once swept along by a "vigorous" flow of water.

By September 27, 2012

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Intel to shutter its app store

The chipmaker plans to shut down its AppUp store, a remnant of the short-lived Netbook era.

By January 29, 2014

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Peer into the heart of an exploding star

For the first time, we have telescopes strong enough to see the radioactivity at the heart of the supernova known as Cas A. What scientists have seen there helps unravel the mystery of how a star dies.

By February 20, 2014

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Buy the only camera to go to the moon and back (allegedly)

An Austrian auction house will soon take bids on a camera it claims is the only handheld to come home from an Apollo mission.

By February 4, 2014

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Testing airline safety with the help of a fake ash cloud

Engineers from easyJet and Airbus create an artificial ash cloud to test a sensor that could help avoid massive airspace closures after a volcanic eruption.

By November 14, 2013

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Here's the Milky Way supernova you've never heard of

Newly measured distance to stellar debris in the northern sky links it more firmly to an explosion observers saw in 1181.

By August 30, 2013

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Great Gangnams, Batman! Psy to debut new single on YouTube!

The man who earned fame via YouTube with his "Gangnam Style" is a man who gives back. This Saturday, he'll debut his new single live on YouTube.

By April 11, 2013