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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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NASA: Earth may be buzzed by an asteroid in March

There's little data on asteroid 2013 TX68, leaving doomsayers predicting a cataclysmic collision. But the space agency is far less concerned.

By February 3, 2016

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Rivals: Mazda CX-3 vs. Jeep Renegade vs. Honda HR-V

We take a look at three of the newest small crossovers on the market. Which one reigns supreme: the off-road bomber, the utility maven or the invigorating corner carver?

By February 9, 2016

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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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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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Curiosity rover's sandy Mars selfie puts dunes in perspective

NASA's Curiosity rover delivers another enchanting selfie from the surface of Mars as technicians back on Earth try to sort out a problem with the vehicle's sampling system.

By February 1, 2016

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Lego Star Wars game teaser lovingly mocks 'Force Awakens' trailer

The new Lego Star Wars game gets its parody on with a funny take on the very first "Force Awakens" movie trailer.

By February 2, 2016