"Chasing Pluto": NASA probe travelled 3 billion miles in 9 years

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 07/11/2015 - 11:27am
NASA will complete a discovery mission that began more than half a century ago Tuesday. Since 1962, U.S. robotic spacecrafts and landers have visited every planet in the solar system except Pluto
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New Pluto pictures show surface geology

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 07/11/2015 - 1:16am
The latest image from New Horizons, shot 3.3 million miles from Pluto, reveals unusual surface features
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Couples announce pregnancies with musical parody video

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 10:19pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos
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​"Severe" algae bloom in store for Lake Erie

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 9:00pm
Researchers are warning that the Great Lake may be in for one of the biggest algae blooms of the century
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Butterfly nebula spreads its wings

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 6:08pm
Animated computer model shows how the bipolar planetary nebula will evolve over the next 9,000 years
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Facebook gives users more control of newsfeeds

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 4:24pm
New app settings let you decide what goes to the top of your feed (and perhaps more importantly, what doesn't)
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Philae comet lander ends weeks of silence

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 3:22pm
The lander woke up after months in hibernation, but scientist don't know why Philae isn't calling home more regularly
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Facebook allowing more control of news feeds

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 3:00pm
Facebook will allow users to control whose posts they see in their news feed
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Scope of massive government data breach revealed

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 2:55pm
The personal data of 21 million people was compromised after a hack of the Office of Personnel Management
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How to get the new iOS 9 in beta

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 2:00pm
You can be among the first to try Apple's new mobile and desktop operating systems - but don't expect perfection
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Bipartisan calls to fire OPM director after new hack report

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 11:03am
Personal information of 22 million people may be in the hands of hackers
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Obama to create national monuments in three states

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 11:02am
The new sites include more than a million acres of wilderness
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Stuntman jumps over his house

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 10:31am
Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos
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Two battery-powered planes make historic journey

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 8:35am
Small manufacturer beats out Airbus by mere hours to claim aviation milestone for zero-emission aircraft
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Spacecraft nears Pluto in historic mission

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 10:13pm
After being launched in 2006 -- and traveling more than 3 billion miles -- the New Horizons spacecraft is nearing Pluto with the goal of capturing close-up images of the dwarf planet
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Closing in, New Horizons snaps best pix yet of Pluto

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 9:51pm
Taken from under 4 million miles away, a celestial stone's throw, new images of Pluto bring the icy dwarf into amazing focus
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Security expert: NYSE, United stories "aren't over"

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 9:23pm
Wednesday's trio of digital meltdowns underscored our reliance on the Internet and the crippling effect of severed connections
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Climate change could cause seas to rise 20 feet

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 8:33pm
A study found that seas have risen that much several times in the past 3 million years under conditions similar to today's
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​Excitement builds for Pluto's big close-up

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 8:24pm
"I don't expect that we will see another mission to big real estate that has not yet been explored," says NASA scientist
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Evidence of little-known mass extinction uncovered

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 6:27pm
The event about 260 million years ago is believed to have killed up to 80 percent of all vertebrates on land
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