China lunar mission readies for return to Earth

China's 'blue marble' shot puts all things lunar in perspective
Richard Chirgwin, 29 Oct 06:31

BONFIRE of the MEGA-BUCKS: $200m+ BURNED in SECONDS in Antares launch blast

Vid That's not counting the cargo and launchpad
Iain Thomson, 29 Oct 03:58

OK Google, do I have CANCER?

Company talks up pill that would spot developing tumors
Shaun Nichols, 29 Oct 01:09


Pics+Vid Orbital says 'vehicle anomaly' to blame
Iain Thomson, 29 Oct 00:14

Jim Beam me up, Scotty! WHISKY from SPAAACE returns to Earth

They're insured for $1m, before you thirsty folks make plans
Jasper Hamill, 28 Oct 13:18


Er, we think our ISS launch beats your fishing expedition

LOHAN avionics survive 27,700m stratospheric ordeal

Pics+vid Vulture 2 kit refuses to freeze during Edge Research Lab flight
Lester Haines, 28 Oct 10:56

Caption this: CERN needs pic tags. Serious answers only, kids

Help the brightest minds in the world sort through their old snaps
Jasper Hamill, 28 Oct 07:01

NTT thinks it's defined the PERFECT AMPERE with a cunning trap

Take one electron, a silicon nanowire and pay very close attention
Richard Chirgwin, 28 Oct 06:25

Boffins snap first pics of hot white dwarf nova bursting out of its shell

Thermonuclear fireball roars out at 1.3 MEEELLION mph
Iain Thomson, 27 Oct 21:09

HUGE SHARK as big as a WWII SUBMARINE died out, allowing whales to exist

Who'd win a fight: Megalodon or a German battleship?
Jasper Hamill, 27 Oct 15:30

Game of Thrones man stars in sci-fi bit on comet-catcher Rosetta

ESA boffin: Reality of landing on comet better than fiction
BAE Systems Railgun

BAE points electromagnetic projectile at US Army

Railguns for 'Future fighting vehicle'
Richard Chirgwin, 27 Oct 05:57
Artist's concept of the Voyager spacecraft in space.

Voyager 1 now EIGHTEEN LIGHT HOURS from home

Almost 20 BEEELION kilometres from Sol
Simon Sharwood, 26 Oct 22:57
Space X Dragon in Orbit

Billionaire's pet DRAGON SPLASHES DOWN off Pacific Coast

Vid Private cargo 'craft released from ISS
Team Register, 25 Oct 19:02


Pic Boffins observe vast solar flare from MASSIVE sunspot
Team Register, 25 Oct 15:46

Breaking records: Google exec in terrifying SKY PLUNGE DRAMA

Baumgartner bummed by high-up's higher-up one-up?
Iain Thomson, 24 Oct 23:08

Moment of truth for LOHAN's servos: Our US allies are poised for final test flight

Will Vulture 2 freeze at altitude? Edge Research Lab to find out
Lester Haines, 24 Oct 18:52

Kip Thorne explains how he created the black hole for Interstellar

Vid Movie special effects project spawns academic papers on gravitational lensing

Kingston's aviation empire: From industry firsts to Airfix heroes

Geek's Guide to Britain Sir Thomas Sopwith's suburban Surrey hub
Gavin Clarke, 24 Oct 09:03

COMET 67P is basically TRAILING a HORRIFIC STENCH through space

Rotten eggs, horse dung - and almonds. Phe-yew
Iain Thomson, 24 Oct 07:04

MAVEN snaps eight-bit SPACE INVADER

PewPewPew! Siding Spring shot in glorious retro chunks
Simon Sharwood, 24 Oct 05:33

Boffins want to put Quanta in containers, after docking

Hyperscale hepcats, back off - this one's about testing entanglement afloat
Richard Chirgwin, 24 Oct 04:31

LONG ARM of the SAUR: Brachially gifted dino bone conundrum solved

Deinocheirus mirificus was a bit of a knuckle dragger

Are there sounds on Mars? NASA launches audio athenaeum

Space scientists capture creepy Kepler chorus, Saturn storms
Darren Pauli, 23 Oct 09:32

Boffins who stare at goats: I do believe they’re SHRINKING

Alpine chamois being squashed by global warming
Team Register, 23 Oct 06:05
Magnetic fields of sunspots interacting

Trips to Mars may be OFF: The SUN has changed in a way we've NEVER SEEN

+Comment Only nuke power can save us from radiation
Lewis Page, 22 Oct 13:46
Are you ready for your closeup, comet siding springs?

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
Artist's impression of a manned mission to Mars

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

'Some might find this idea offensive' boffin admits
The SPB shirt in close-up

Luscious LOHAN t-shirts fly into Vulture Central

Then fly straight out to our Kickstarter backers
Lester Haines, 21 Oct 10:08
Germany celebrates winning Fifa world cup 2014 in Brazil

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
NASA Sunjammer concept image

No sail: NASA spikes Sunjammer

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


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