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Kepler discovers three super-Earth planets (pictures)

The planets in the habitable zone orbiting a star may be suitable for liquid water and supporting life.

7 Images April 18, 2013

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Earth cozies up super close to the sun today

Is it hot in here? The Earth is as close to the sun today as it will be all year. Time to break out the sunscreen.

By January 2, 2013

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Solar storm almost fried Earth's electronics two years ago?

A fascinating NASA presentation suggests that in July 2012 Earth was one week away from being struck by a massive solar storm that would have had devastating effects. Can this be?

By July 26, 2014

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Super-Earth practically next door could be habitable

You may think this planet is overpopulated or you may just be sick of the partisan politics. In either case, HD 40307g is an attractive getaway.

By November 8, 2012

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Aliens crave Earth wives in Chevy Volt Super Bowl ad

In an attempt to suggest that Chevy Volt's technology is more sophisticated than anything in the galaxy, Chevy's Super Bowl ad features aliens who don't just admire the Volt's advanced design.

By February 5, 2012

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'Hobbit' trailer shows a Middle-earth gearing up for battle

Debuting at Comic-Con, the new trailer for "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" shows orcs, dwarves, elves, humans, and of course the dragon getting ready for a grand conflict.

By July 28, 2014

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GoTenna creates a cell network out of thin air anywhere on Earth

The Brooklyn-based startup is offering a solution for off-the-grid travelers who need low-cost connectivity for their smartphone -- and it doesn't rely on satellites.

By July 17, 2014

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Deep-space radio waves 'heard' at opposite points on Earth

Anomaly no more? Radio observatories in Australia and Puerto Rico have both now picked up brief bursts of radio waves from beyond our galaxy.

By July 15, 2014

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Cold white dwarf star is 'Earth-size diamond in space'

A recently discovered and very unusual white dwarf star is so chilled out, it is essentially a giant floating piece of bling.

By June 24, 2014

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What would happen to you if the Earth stopped spinning?

If the Earth stopped rotating, humans would instantly become supersonic tumbleweeds on a path of destruction. But would we live to tell about it?

By June 16, 2014