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This beautiful lamp uses water to diffuse light

The brainchild of French designer Arturo Erbsman, the Atmos lamp eloquently uses water condensation and evaporation to diffuse light into the room.

By November 19, 2014

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Solar-powered cycle path is like riding on a river of stars

The inventor of the Netherlands' smart highway has created a solar-powered bicycle path with a swirling pattern inspired by Van Gogh.

By November 13, 2014

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One week, one giant sunspot, six massive solar flares

In the space of a week, the largest sunspot seen in 24 years has erupted in six massive flares, five of which were categorised X-class.

7 Images By October 26, 2014

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How to watch today's partial solar eclipse

Here's when and where to experience this rare cosmic event -- and how to do it safely.

By October 23, 2014

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'Miracle' tech turns water into fuel

German cleantech company Sunfire GmbH has unveiled a machine that converts water and carbon dioxide into synthetic petroleum-based fuels.

By November 18, 2014

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Netflix hits Hollywood with roundhouse kick to solar plexus

The world's biggest subscription video service gets first crack at streaming the "Crouching Tiger" sequel -- simultaneously debuting in selected IMAX theaters on August 28, 2015.

By September 29, 2014

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Massive solar flare erupts towards Earth

An X-class solar flare -- the biggest class of solar flare -- has erupted from the sun straight towards Earth, and geomagnetic storms are on the way.

By September 11, 2014

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Philae sleeps, but Rosetta's not done yet

Its battery dead, the European lander is lost in a crater somewhere on a huge comet. But the orbiter that brought it there still has plenty of science left to do.

By November 15, 2014

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Fascinating Rosetta image captures Philae's comet bounce

The hunt for Rosetta's lost lander Philae is gaining steam as scientists pore over images from above the comet that may help reveal its final location.

By November 17, 2014

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August solar flares in pictures

August 24 and 25 saw a surge in solar activity, with NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory capturing a series of stunning photos of three coronal mass ejections.

5 Images By August 25, 2014