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NASA wants to build a floating city above the clouds of Venus

Venus exploration has been deemed off-limits due to its inhospitable climate -- but NASA believes Cloud City may be the answer.

By December 21, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 103: Man's bionic arms make history, NASA proposes cloud cities on Venus and more

A team at NASA is proposing that sending astronauts to Venus' upper atmosphere may be more efficient (and somewhat safer) than sending them to Mars. Did we mention airships and cloud cities were mentioned in this proposal? It's science fiction that could someday become science fact.

By December 18, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 103: Man's bionic arms make history, NASA proposes cloud cities on Venus and more

On today's show, we tell you how one man is making history with dual bionic arms, why a team at NASA thinks we should look into sending astronauts to Venus instead of Mars, and when you might be able to purchase animated statues of your favorite characters.

By December 18, 2014

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Venus and Jupiter to snuggle in morning sky

Like shy kids at a dance, the two planets are slowly nearing each other, and will appear their closest for North American viewers on August 19.

By August 14, 2014

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Alien rainbow spotted on the planet Venus

The first "glory" rainbow ever seen on another planet has been spotted on Venus, revealing new clues about the planet's atmospheric composition.

By March 13, 2014

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Ancient star with Earth-sized planets dates to 'dawn of the galaxy'

NASA's Kepler mission helps locate a solar system stocked with Earth-sized planets that dates back 11.2 billion years.

By January 28, 2015

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Turn drinking straws into crazy dancing robots with Quirkbot

A new Kickstarter project aims to let kids of all ages use hobby motors, LEDs and regular ol' drinking straws to make fully functional robots that walk, light up and even play drums.

By January 27, 2015

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Elon Musk is trying to bring the Internet to space

The SpaceX CEO wants to build a satellite network high above Earth that would speed up the Internet and bring access to underserved communities. And he'll use the profits to help colonize Mars.

By January 17, 2015

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Selfies take flight with Nixie wearable drone

Imagine the profile pictures you could snap with a wearable camera that's also drone. CNET's Sumi Das has more on Nixie, a device that wowed judges at Intel's "Make It Wearable" contest.

By November 11, 2014

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Monster portraits so tasty you could eat them

To celebrate Halloween, Detroit Free Press writer Eric Millikin is making incredibly detailed portraits of monsters out of, what else? Something very sweet.

By September 30, 2014