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Stunning photo catches the ISS in transit over the full moon

While other eyes were on Jupiter and Venus, one photographer snapped a beautiful photo of the full moon -- complete with International Space Station.

By July 2, 2015

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'Blind agreement' and closed-door deals: Report slams TPP negotiations

With sign-off on the Trans-Pacific Partnership edging closer and critics warning the deal could "choke" digital rights, an Australian Parliamentary review has slammed the negotiating process for a lack of oversight.

By June 30, 2015

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Solar-powered plane embarks on longest leg of round-the-world flight

The Solar Impulse 2, which is entirely powered by solar energy, is attempting to fly from Nagoya, Japan, to Hawaii. The flight will take approximately five days.

By June 29, 2015

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Uh-oh! Bill Nye's solar spacecraft needs a reboot

The experimental LightSail spacecraft has lost communication with Earth due to a software glitch. So far, attempts to initiate a reboot have been unsuccessful.

By May 29, 2015

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Tears of joy: 3D printing lets blind mom-to-be 'see' her son

Combining ultrasound and 3D-printing technologies leads to a wondrous moment for an expectant Brazilian mom.

By May 6, 2015

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Freak out at sea on a zombie-themed cruise

"The Walking Dead" stars headline an oddball cruise to the Bahamas involving zombie makeovers and costume contests.

By July 1, 2015

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Bill Nye, Neil deGrasse Tyson explain why you should support solar sailing

The Planetary Society gets ready to launch its LightSail -- which travels via photon bombardment -- with the help of a Kickstarter campaign.

By May 12, 2015

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'Bartesian' appliance whips up capsule-style cocktails in a jiffy (Tomorrow Daily 201)

On one hand, we love the idea of a Keurig-esque machine to make all those specialty cocktails our friends want when they come over. On the other hand, we're not sure if a machine will ever match the power of a good bartender.

By July 1, 2015

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San Francisco introduces free, solar-powered electric vehicle charging

In a demonstration project, San Francisco unveiled three installations of an off-the-grid solar-powered charging station, allowing electric vehicle owners to pull up and charge for free.

By April 17, 2015

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Amazon backs $150 million solar project in Virginia

Amazon Web Service's deal comes about a week after it was disclosed that 19 of its cloud-computing customers called on the business to divulge its energy use.

By June 10, 2015