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Curiosity rover will be first to visit Mars sand dunes

The Mars Curiosity rover is gearing up to boogie on the beach as NASA sends it on a new mission to study the Red Planet's fascinating sand dunes.

By November 17, 2015

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There may be more Earth-like planets than grains of sand on all our beaches

New research contends that the Milky Way alone is flush with billions of potentially habitable planets -- and that's just one sliver of the universe.

By March 19, 2015

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Hakuto's lunar rovers cross the sand in Hamamatsu

It was a windy, blustery day when Google Lunar XPrize team Hakuto took to the dunes in Hamamatsu to test their rovers. We were there to capture the proceedings.

14 Images By January 23, 2015

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Mars dust devil whirls for Opportunity rover's camera

The weather on Mars is clear with a chance of dust devils as the Opportunity rover spies a tower of sand rising up in the distance.

By April 4, 2016

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Motorized beach umbrella drills itself into the sand

Fed up with wobbly beach umbrellas that take flight at the slightest breeze? The DrillBeach might be just the thing for you.

By December 10, 2014

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'Abandoned in Place': Forgotten space launch sites left to the sands of time

Photographer Roland Miller has made it a mission to document space launch sites abandoned across America.

By November 25, 2014

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Self-driving cars? Not for Porsche

The automaker's CEO has drawn a line in the sand between its sports cars and the rest of the luxury market.

By February 1, 2016

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Mars rover's vivid dune panorama looks like a video game

The latest images from NASA's Curiosity rover show a dramatic 360-degree view of the first extraterrestrial sand dunes ever explored.

By January 6, 2016

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Wear the sands of Tatooine on your wrist

This limited-edition watch features sand from the "Star Wars" set of Tatooine in Tunisia, and is proudly worn by none other than Chewbacca himself.

By September 2, 2014

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'Mad Max: Fury Road' trailer full of sand, grit, rusty rat rods

Tom Hardy takes on the role of Mad Max as the sand flies in a first-look trailer for the 2015 post-apocalyptic film.

By July 28, 2014