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Good news, everyone! NASA re-creates the smell of Titan

NASA has created a recipe for the atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, and found that it has an "aromatic character".

By Jun. 16, 2014

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Hellboy returns for the Make-A-Wish Foundation

Ron Perlman has donned the Hellboy mantle once more — to grant the wish of a six-year-old boy with leukaemia.

By Jul. 9, 2012

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Don't start up the warp drive yet, Earth's cousins might be hard to spot

Identifying distant planets that might be able to support life turns out not to be as straightforward as we might think, new research finds.

By Apr. 28, 2014

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Robot dancer turns sexy into terrifying

An animatronic sculpture on display in NY combines film, installation, and performance in the figure of a curvaceous, scantily clad robot woman wearing a witch mask.

By Mar. 27, 2014

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Infrared imaging reveals hidden Picasso

A portrait of a bearded man has been revealed under an early blue period Picasso.

By Jun. 17, 2014

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NASA 3D-prints a nebula, and you can too!

Ever wanted to hold a nebula in your hands? Well now you can thanks to plans from NASA. Warning: It kind of looks like two molars stuck together.

By Jul. 11, 2014

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KaleidoCamera brings Lytro-like refocusing to your SLR

Light-field technology has grown in popularity since the arrival of the Lytro camera, which allows photographers to refocus images after they have been taken.

By Jul. 21, 2013

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NASA serves up first glance at solar system's comet-like tail

Dogs, cats, and comets aren't the only thing with a tail; NASA scientists announce our solar system also has one chock-full of particles.

By Jul. 11, 2013

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Scientists accidentally record ball lightning in nature for first time

Chinese researchers have done the seemingly impossible: observed and recorded an instance of ball lightning completely by accident. And it bodes well for a decade-old theory about the nature of the conundrum.

By Jan. 17, 2014