Spot Huge Asteroid Pallas in the Night Sky This Week
The third asteroid ever to be discovered, Pallas, reaches opposition with the sun on February 22.
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Toy Fair 2014: Winners of Space.com's Space Age Toy Awards
From a build-it-yourself UFO to a robot that can balance a can of soda, 2014's Toy Fair showcased a diverse range of playthings and gadgets for kids of all ages. Here are our picks for Space.com’s Space Age Awards in 2014.
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