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Team Part-Time Scientists take their Google Lunar XPrize rover for a spin

To win the Google Lunar XPrize, you not only need to land a rover on the moon by the end of 2015, you'll also need to send high-definition footage back to Earth to document the journey. We join Team Part-Time Scientists in Germany for an early systems test.

By August 29, 2014

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Google Lunar XPrize: Part-Time Scientists visit the moon in Germany

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Team Part-Time Scientists recently explored a simulated lunar surface in Bremen, Germany.

By August 29, 2014

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'Part-Time Scientists' aim to develop autonomous rover

With an eye on the Lunar X Prize, a 100-member team of experts are trying to develop quick-response rover technology they hope will alter the way robots explore the moon and beyond.

By May 23, 2012

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When black holes collide: Scientists find second set of gravitational waves

For the second time, scientists have detected gravitational waves emanating from a collision between two black holes.

By June 15, 2016

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Scientists name hairy little beetle after Chewbacca

A newly discovered beetle gets a very big name as Star Wars-fan scientists pay tribute to everyone's favorite tall, furry alien.

By April 29, 2016

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Deepest ever look into Orion Nebula reveals haunting secrets

The Orion Nebula holds some surprises for scientists as they peer into its heart and dream of hidden planets.

By July 14, 2016

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Kepler mission confirms over 100 new exoplanets

It's the biggest haul since the K2 mission began.

By July 18, 2016

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Don't get enough sunshine? Your teeth will tattle on you

Researchers at a Canadian university learn that dead mouths do tell tales in new research that examined teeth from the 1700s and 1800s.

By July 18, 2016

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'Cyborg' robot built out of sea slug muscle and 3D printing

'Cyborg' robot built out of sea slug muscle and 3D printing

By July 18, 2016

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Vevo, with another revamp, wants to be the Vice of music videos

The company is trying to reimagine itself as a nerve center for music video culture, overhauling its app (again) to give its identity more edge.

By July 14, 2016