Oz father and son team plan suborbital spaceplane

'ThunderStruck' – going supersonic soon in a stratosphere near you
Lester Haines, 22 Jan 12:14

Drinking to forget? OK. But first, eat a curry... QUICK!

Turmeric-derived substance could 'SPOTLESS MIND' you
Richard Chirgwin, 22 Jan 07:04

How do you solve a problem like Willowra?

Wanted: vibration-tolerant, carry-on network swiss army knife
Simon Sharwood, 22 Jan 05:32

SECRETS of the LOST SCROLLS unlocked by key to HEALTHY BOOBS

Crispy Roman database yields to cunning scan tomography
Lewis Page, 21 Jan 11:41

Alan Turing's LOST NOTEBOOK goes under the hammer

56-pager has never been seen in public, contains formative comp sci doodlings
Simon Sharwood, 21 Jan 08:34

Penguin high-flyers: Andrew Tridgell on the Linux autopilot

Vid The only way is up for open source, says ArduPilot dev
Lester Haines, 20 Jan 12:39

Microsoft wants LAMP for wireless mobe charger

Kinect to spot phones so lights can be focussed on solar mobes
Simon Sharwood, 20 Jan 07:58


'Fast burst' from the past blasts past
Richard Chirgwin, 20 Jan 01:56

#CASHTAGS are a thing: you can now bank on Twitter

India's ICICI Bank uses direct messages to fling funds as avian network gets acquisitive
Simon Sharwood, 20 Jan 00:58

SCIENTIFIC CONSENSUS that 2014 was record HOTTEST year? NO

+Comment No significant warming, since at least 2005
Lewis Page, 19 Jan 12:06

Is is a Bird? Is it a Plane? NO! LOOK OUT it's an ASTEROID!

Low flying 2004 BL86 set to be visible with just binoculars
Richard Chirgwin, 19 Jan 00:06
Unknown planets could exist beyond Pluto

OTHER EARTHS may be orbiting our Sun beyond Neptune

Objects beyond Pluto excite stargazers
Team Register, 18 Jan 15:25
Maser developed by Princeton University researchers

REGARD our TINY but POWERFUL LASER, suitable for very SMALL sharks

Or indeed, more seriously, for quantum computing
Team Register, 17 Jan 17:09

Boffins: It's EASY to make you GRASS YOURSELF UP for crimes you never did

A few 'wrong details' in an interview and you'll confess to anything
Neil McAllister, 17 Jan 07:05

Elon Musk: Wanna see a multimillion-dollar rocket EXPLODE? WATCH THIS

Vid Falcon suffers RUD: Rapid Unscheduled Disassembly
Iain Thomson, 16 Jan 19:40


Just resting for 12 years, says poker-faced boffin
Kat Hall, 16 Jan 12:19

Post-pub nosh neckfiller: 1.5 MILLION SCOVILLE masala omelette

Napalm-grade hangover cure packs Carolina Reaper chillis
Lester Haines, 16 Jan 07:03

NINETY new DOOM ASTEROIDS found in 2014

NASA's NEOWISE found eight, plus three new comets
Simon Sharwood, 16 Jan 06:03

TERROR in SPACE: ISS 'NAUTS FLEE 'gas leak' to Russian module

Updated Likely a 'false indication' – mission control
Kat Hall, 14 Jan 13:20

PlayStation-processor-powered plutonium probe prepares Pluto pics

New Horizons craft in puny planet peek after 9-year trip
Iain Thomson, 14 Jan 07:33

Australian desert deluge demonstrates why we're doing it

Willowra's cut off by a rogue tropical storm
Simon Sharwood, 14 Jan 04:02

BATMAN LASER builds smaller, faster hard drives

Get rid of the magnets and writes fly as media size shrinks
Richard Chirgwin, 14 Jan 03:06

Professor's BEAGLE lost for 10 years FOUND ON MARS

British eggface lander's resting place uncovered by orbiter
Lewis Page, 13 Jan 10:16
SpaceX launch

SpaceX drone hovership ROCKET LANDER BURN: Musk to try again

Pic May the (hydraulic) force be with you next time this month
Iain Thomson, 12 Jan 22:39
SpaceX concept of DragonLab - a Dragon re-entry capsule with unpressurised trunk attached

ROBOT-ON-DRAGON GRABHAND ACTION: SpaceX supply podule arrives at ISS

H2G2-fan 'nauts get mitts on delayed Xmas goodies
Simon Rockman, 12 Jan 16:09

Hawking and friends: Artificial Intelligence 'must do what we want it to do'

Rise of the Machines *Cough* Don't enslave us *cough*
Kat Hall, 12 Jan 13:02
ANU's Manjin Zhong

Boffins' quantum USB stick trumps fibre optic reliability

Caveat: the 2 Kelvin pants you need to carry it would put you in a state ...
Cosmic rays hitting Earth

India digs deep to bury neutrino-hunting chamber

3.5 Mars missions' worth of subterranean matter detector coming to Pottipuram
Richard Chirgwin, 11 Jan 23:58
Plate of lengua ready to serve

Post-pub nosh neckfiller: Hot Spanish tongue action

Lip-smacking lengua for your wobbly dining pleasure
Lester Haines, 10 Jan 10:00