Exclusive: Inside NASA's historic Space Launch Complex 36

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:05am
As it competes for the Google Lunar XPrize, the Moon Express team has big goals for mining the heavens, but to get there it needs better facilities here on Earth. CNET's Tim Stevens got an exclusive look inside the historic NASA Space Launch Complex 36, now owned by Moon Express.
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Google Lunar XPrize: Lander testing with Moon Express

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:04am
Moon Express is taking a different approach to try to win the $30 million Google Lunar XPrize. To see its prototype lunar lander in action, CNET's Tim Stevens visited the team at Cape Canaveral.
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Microsoft gears up for new Windows 10 operating system

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 12:40am
Microsoft revealed new details Wednesday about its forthcoming Windows 10 operating system. As CNET's Bridget Carey reports, the features include the ability to stream X-Box One games on Windows 10 computers and to play X-Box Live across devices.
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An unorthodox route to the Google Lunar XPrize

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 11:41pm
Dispatches from inside Moon Mountain: In its quest for the $20 million grand prize, Moon Express is doing things differently
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Aging Mars Opportunity rover is becoming forgetful

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 11:34pm
As it nears 11 years on Mars, NASA's Opportunity rover is showing signs of memory loss. John Blackstone speaks to one young NASA engineer who's working on a way to help the senior rover.
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CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 11:33pm
The fast moving world of social media seems to be fixated on a hilarious hashtag that has topped trends for weeks
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6 highlights from Microsoft's Windows 10 event

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:47pm
Microsoft revealed the features of its new Windows 10 operating system in Washington Wednesday; here's what you need to know
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Senate votes that climate change is real

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:38pm
Days after two federal agencies found 2014 to be the hottest year, Republicans concede that global warming is no hoax
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Water conservation that stresses money saving

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:23pm
Some utilities are using sophisticated systems to monitor water usage and persuade consumers to use less water
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Scientists develop safe way to contain GMOs

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:03pm
The new approach disables modified organisms from contaminating the environment and could one day be applied to GMO crops
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Twitter trolls New England Patriots with #DeflateGate tweets

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:41pm
Users take to Twitter after news of a report Tuesday night claiming the NFL found 11 of 12 balls were under-inflated.
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​Overstock to launch streaming, on demand video

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:16pm
The online retailer announced its plans to take on Amazon in the instant video market starting in the middle of this year
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25 worst passwords of 2014: Is yours on the list?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 6:59pm
An annual look at the most popular, least secure passwords people used last year
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Can Microsoft score a win with Windows 10?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:15pm
The challenge for the long-time desktop power is to woo users across all platforms
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The case of Greenland's disappearing lakes

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 4:42pm
Scientists are investigating what has caused lakes beneath the Greenland ice sheet to empty completely in a matter of weeks
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Viacom, ESPN fined $1.4m for emergency alert in ads

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 4:11pm
The FCC says the companies broke the law by broadcasting a movie trailer that used Emergency Alert System warning sounds
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Tech headlines: Laptop revolution and Microsoft's Hail Mary

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 3:07pm
After a series of sneak peeks, Microsoft is finally showing off its new Windows 10. Experts say it's Microsoft's last chance to prove Windows is still relevant. And we look at the desktop inside of a laptop. CNET senior editor Jeff Bakalar has a preview for CBSN.
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Rare "living fossil" shark caught in Australia

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:47pm
The 300-toothed frilled shark is one of the most primitive sharks on Earth, dating back 80 million years
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Microsoft to unveil Windows 10 details

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 12:37pm
The company will show off more features of its upcoming Windows operating system at an event Wednesday
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Atlas 5 rocket boosts Navy satellite into space

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 12:45am
United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket boosted a Navy satellite that will serve as a "cell phone tower in space"
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