First Earth-Like Planet Found and Confirmed By NASA

By Sam Gibbs on at

The possibility of alien life has captivated our imaginations for generations. Now that possibility just got a big boost as Kepler's managed to find and confirm a potentially Earth-like planet. It's just 600 light years away and occupies that magic 'habitable zone' around its star, like the Earth does around the sun.

Voyager Discovers Cosmic Purgatory

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The spacecraft Voyager 1 is now 11 billion miles from the sun, at the very end of the solar system. It's peacefully sailing in a new region between us and interstellar space. NASA poetically calls it cosmic purgatory.

How to Legally Rob a Bank

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Sneakers, the film about a team of hackers and social engineers who break into banks just to test their security, isn't just a film. People really do get to do that for a living — people like Moran Cerf. Here's how he held up a bank without breaking a law.