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Comet Siding Spring revealed as flying molehill

Hiding from this space pimple isn't going to do humanity's reputation any good
Simon Sharwood, 22 Oct 07:28

MARS NEEDS WOMEN, claims NASA pseudo 'naut: They eat less

'Some might find this idea offensive' boffin admits

Luscious LOHAN t-shirts fly into Vulture Central

Then fly straight out to our Kickstarter backers
Lester Haines, 21 Oct 10:08

You can crunch it all you like, but the answer is NOT always in the data

Hear that, 'data journalists'? Our analytics prof holds forth
Mark Whitehorn, 20 Oct 08:05

Human spacecraft dodge COMET CHUNKS pelting off Mars

Odyssey orbiter yet to report, though - comet's trailing trash poses new threat
Simon Sharwood, 20 Oct 00:35

No sail: NASA spikes Sunjammer

'Solar sail' demonstrator project binned
Richard Chirgwin, 19 Oct 22:23

Origins of SEXUAL INTERCOURSE fished out of SCOTTISH LAKE

Fossil find proves it first happened 385 million years ago
Team Register, 19 Oct 19:50

COMET barrels towards Mars, machines of humanity race for cover

Pic NASA to observe Comet Siding Spring whizz past Red Planet TODAY
Kelly Fiveash, 19 Oct 14:06

NASA eyeballs SOLAR HEAT BOMBS, MINI-TORNADOES and NANOFLARES on Sun

Vid Astro boffins probe fiery star's hidden depths
Kelly Fiveash, 18 Oct 16:52

Carry On Cosmonaut: Willful Child is a poor taste Star Trek parody

Page File Cringeworthy, crude and crass jokes abound in Steven Erikson’s sci-fi debut

America's super-secret X-37B plane returns to Earth after nearly TWO YEARS aloft

674 days in space for US Air Force's mystery orbital vehicle
Iain Thomson, 18 Oct 00:21

Experts brand LOHAN's squeaky-clean box

Phytosanitary treatment renders Vulture 2 crate fit for export
Lester Haines, 17 Oct 11:14

LOHAN crash lands on CNN

Overflies Die Welt en route to lively US news vid
Lester Haines, 15 Oct 06:03

This isn't a sci-fi movie: It's a human-made probe snapping a comet selfie

Pic Rosetta now just 10 MILES from comet 67P/C-G
Simon Sharwood, 15 Oct 00:28

Beers all round as Vulture 2 lands in Blighty

Pics LOHAN team, sponsors and press in Vulture Central knees-up
Lester Haines, 14 Oct 13:30

SECRET U.S. 'SPACE WARPLANE' set to return from SPY MISSION

Robot minishuttle X-37B returns after almost 2 years in orbit

Hardened Hydrazine the source of Galileo satnav FAIL

Russian aerospace firm's kit fails on 46th mission
Simon Sharwood, 13 Oct 06:33

Lies, damn pies and obesity statistics: We're NOT a nation of fatties

Proof? Let's start with official UK.gov food and health data...

Flies WANT beer booze and now we know why - yeast

Boffins: this is a serious bit of research with 'implications' for medicine
Paul Kunert, 11 Oct 15:29

White LED lies: It's great, but Nobel physics prize-winning great?

Worstall @ the Weekend How artificial lighting could offer an artificial promise
Tim Worstall, 11 Oct 11:01
Doctor Who on Kill The Moon

'Utter killjoy Reg hacks have NEVER BEEN LAID', writes a fan

'Shuddit, smarty pants!' Some readers reacted badly to our last Doctor Who review ...

US astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson: US is losing science race

'We've got bigger problems than your next app'
Darren Pauli, 10 Oct 14:03

ROBOT TROUSER SNAKE stiffens to master slippery mounds

Boffins overjoyed at performance of slithery tool
Lewis Page, 10 Oct 12:09
Siding Spring Mars flyby

NASA: Mars satellites menaced by speeding SPACE ALIEN

Pics Strange object Siding Spring is older than mankind, moving 33 miles a second
Iain Thomson, 10 Oct 00:08

El Reg Christmas Lectures to span space, big data and GCHQ

Reg Events Featuring speakers who are even cleverer than our readers
Joe Fay, 09 Oct 13:28