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Massive Solar Superstorm Narrowly Missed Blasting The Earth Back Into The Dark Ages

As we blithely went about our lives on July 23, 2012, we had no idea how close we were to a <i>Revolution</i>-esque technology blackout caused by a huge magnetic superstorm from the Sun.<p>The freak space weather was caused by a rapid succession of coronal mass ejections, intense eruptions from the surface of …

Big Pic: The Biggest Map Ever Of The Moon's North Pole

Each pixel equates to just two meters.<p>Now you can zoom and pan on a map of the moon as easily as you might check out an Earthly location on Google Maps. NASA has released a free, online, high-resolution map of the north pole of the moon. The images come from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, …

Big Pic: The World's Largest Solar Power Tower Field

Shining in the desert<p>The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating system is the largest solar plant of its kind in the world. By "its kind," we mean a solar power tower system, which uses an array of mirrors to focus sunlight on single towers. So those thin concentric circles you see in this photo are …

Ocean Waves On Saturn's Moon Titan May Have Been Spied By NASA's Cassini Spacecraft

After years of searching, planetary scientists think they may finally have spotted waves rippling on the seas of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon. If confirmed, this would be the first discovery of ocean waves beyond Earth.<p>NASA’s Cassini spacecraft spied several unusual glints of sunlight off the …

Google's First Android Smart Watches To Be Made By Motorola, LG

Two of Google's most successful hardware partners of late are also the first to unveil their latest collaborations with the Mountain View monolith — this time on their respective debut smart watches running the just-announced Android Wear platform.<p>LG announced its upcoming G Watch and Motorola …

Big Bang Discovery Opens Doors to the "Multiverse"

Gravitational waves detected in the aftermath of the Big Bang suggest one universe just might not be enough.<p>Bored with your old dimensions—up and down, right and left, and back and forth? So tiresome. Take heart, folks. The latest news from Big Bang cosmologists offers us some relief from our …