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Computer game for chameleons tests their telescopic eyes

It turns out that chameleon eyes aren't as independent as had been previously thought, thanks to some really adorable research.

By August 20, 2015

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Space telescopes help search for aliens, dark matter and the beginning of time

The next decade is going to see some stunning advancements in telescope technology, opening up a brave new universe of interstellar discoveries.

By August 3, 2015

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Hubble telescope observes freaky antics of 'Nasty 1' star

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope say the star nicknamed Nasty 1 (Miss Jackson if...) doesn't behave like a typical star of its kind. Hence its bad-boy image and name.

By May 21, 2015

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The telescope looking for the beginning of time

The Giant Magellan Telescope will be the world's biggest telescope -- and it will look deeper into the past than we've ever seen before.

By May 11, 2015

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Happy 25th birthday, Hubble Space Telescope

It almost failed before it had even begun, yet it has far outlived its planned lifespan, becoming a treasure of untold value. Crave talks to some of the engineers who've kept it going.

By April 24, 2015

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Elusive red sprites captured in sky near Chile's Very Large Telescope

You might not have realized that sprites are real, but this new photo taken at the Paranal Observatory in Chile proves otherwise -- sort of.

By February 4, 2015

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Black-hole telescope gazes at the sun through X-ray eyes

An X-ray telescope designed to hunt for black holes takes a look at the sun and helps NASA deliver an intense portrait of our closest star.

By December 23, 2014

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NASA's Kepler telescope identifies new 'Super Earth'

Rallying back from a mechanical failure, the telescope helps confirm the existence of an exoplanet 2.5 times the diameter of Planet Earth.

By December 19, 2014

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The Milky Way may be dead or dying, but help is on the way

Our galaxy might be running out of fuel, but scientists say that a shipment is on the way in the form of a previously exiled part of the Milky Way.

By January 29, 2016

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'Things are going too fast': Werner Herzog worries about the Internet in new film

"Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World" is a compelling new documentary, but is Herzog, who admits to being uncomfortable with cell phones, the right man to explore the Digital Age?

By February 2, 2016