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Dig this: I operated a giant excavator from 2,500km away

An Oculus Rift VR headset and a 4G network in Spain let CNET's Roger Cheng control earth-moving heavy equipment in Sweden.

By March 5, 2015

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Transient star grazing our solar system 'just left,' cosmically speaking

The nearest star beyond our own sun is 4 light-years away, but not long ago (in terms of cosmic time) a small binary star system buzzed the edge of our solar system, coming five times closer to Earth.

By February 18, 2015

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3D Systems ChefJet 3D printer

3D Systems announces the ChefJet series of 3D printers, which can print candies and sugar sculptures.

By January 7, 2015

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3D Systems Cube 3

If you don't mind sticking to small print jobs, the Cube 3 is as good as it gets for a compact 3D printer.

By February 5, 2015

4 stars Editors' rating February 5, 2015
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NASA's Dawn becomes first spacecraft to orbit a dwarf planet

The Dawn space probe will take a much closer look at Ceres' mystery lights now that it is in orbit around the protoplanet.

By March 6, 2015

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Gorgeous video imagines living throughout our solar system

Using actual photos and other research data, a Swedish graphic designer and director has created a short film that's truly transportive.

By December 5, 2014

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Give a toast to the solar system with the ThinkGeek Planetary Glass Set

The ThinkGeek Planetary Glass Set is a set of 10 drinking glasses made to look like the Sun and the planets -- even Pluto.

By November 24, 2014

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TIE Interceptor drone is the meanest starfighter in the galaxy

The guy who built the Millennium Falcon drone is back with another "Star Wars"-themed drone creation. If you see this TIE Interceptor drone coming your way, you'd better hope your hyperdrive is operational.

By March 2, 2015

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Ancient star with Earth-sized planets dates to 'dawn of the galaxy'

NASA's Kepler mission helps locate a solar system stocked with Earth-sized planets that dates back 11.2 billion years.

By January 28, 2015

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8 possible explanations for those bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres

It's a real-life mystery cliffhanger. We've come up with a list of possible reasons a large crater on the biggest object in the asteroid belt looks lit up like a Christmas tree.

By March 4, 2015