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Hubble spies water vapor plumes on Jupiter's Europa

Jupiter's moon Europa appears to be venting off water vapor plumes that may be connected to a hidden ocean.

By December 13, 2013

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Why NASA looks to Europa to find the building blocks of life

NASA wants to send an expedition to Jupiter's moon, Europa, to find the ocean it believes lies under the ice -- and the building blocks for life it thinks it will find there.

By November 29, 2014

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Jupiter's moon Europa looks embryonic in 'remastered' NASA photo

NASA has also released a brand-new video that describes why the icy moon's vast sea might just be the perfect place to find life beyond Earth.

By November 21, 2014

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Inhale Oxford's Word of the Year: 'Vape'

Slang terms "clickbait," "normcore," and "mansplain" lose to "vape" as Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year, which proves electronic cigarettes might not be a drag.

By November 19, 2014

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Hypnotic NASA video makes Earth's carbon dioxide gorgeous

A new video simulation from NASA is so beautiful to watch, it's easy to forget it's tracking one of the biggest disruptors of our climate.

By November 19, 2014

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Fuel-cell cars gain momentum with Toyota Mirai

Toyota announced the production version of its Mirai fuel-cell car today, ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show, adding momentum to previously slow fuel-cell car development.

By November 17, 2014

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This contraption turns Coca-Cola into pure drinking water

Launched during Dutch Design Week, "The Real Thing" wants you to think about a world where it can be easier to get a coke than clean water.

By November 4, 2014

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The inner workings of your refrigerator, revealed: Welcome to Appliance Science!

In our inaugural Appliance Science column, writer Richard Baguley and illustrator Colin West McDonald explore the inner workings of the largest appliance in your house.

By November 4, 2014

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Water found on Neptune-sized planet 124 light-years from Earth

The discovery of water vapor in the atmosphere of the planet opens up more understanding about planet formation and the possibility of life outside our solar system.

By September 24, 2014

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Light bulb buying guide

The landscape of lighting is changing rapidly. Here's everything you'll need to know to keep up.

By October 2, 2014