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LOHAN wraps Kickstarter tin-rattling at £30,725

Ballocket mission funded - award yourselves beer
Lester Haines, 22 Sep 14:19

Relive the death of Earth over and over again in Extinction Game

Page File Apocalypse now, and tomorrow, and the next day, and the day after that ...

Last chance to snaffle LOHAN Kickstarter goodies

Exclusive ballocket mission merchandise - get it while you can, dear readers
Lester Haines, 20 Sep 15:45

India vs America: Earthling invaders in race to MARS

MAVEN and MOM neck and neck in plunge toward Red Planet
Jasper Hamill, 19 Sep 15:56

Bacon-related medical breakthrough wins Ig Nobel prize

Is there ANYTHING cured pork can't do?

Plucky Playmonaut parties as LOHAN hits Kickstarter goal

Bring on the wenches'n'mead, set course for New Mexico
Lester Haines, 19 Sep 09:27

Stray positrons caught on ISS hint at DARK MATTER source

Landlubber scope-gazers squint to horizons and see anti-electron count surge
Simon Sharwood, 19 Sep 06:29

PORTAL TO ELSEWHERE scried in small galaxy far, far away

Supermassive black hole dominates titchy star formation

Look out, SpaceX! Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin boffins tapped for US rocket launches

ULA to kick in cash to help end reliance on Russian engines
Neil McAllister, 17 Sep 20:08

Edge Research Lab to tackle chilly LOHAN's final test flight

Our US allies to probe potential Vulture 2 servo freeze
Lester Haines, 17 Sep 11:22

Will Apple give Chinese iPhone workers cancer? THE TRUTH

Worstall on Wednesday At least it mostly it makes them rich
Tim Worstall, 17 Sep 11:00
ICBM simulating rocket

SCREW YOU, Russia! NASA lobs $6.8bn at Boeing AND SpaceX to run space station taxis

Musk charging nearly half as much as Boeing for crew trips
Iain Thomson, 16 Sep 21:27

Cracked it - Vulture 2 power podule fires servos for 4 HOURS

Pixhawk avionics juice issue sorted, onwards to Spaceport America
Lester Haines, 16 Sep 14:12

India's MOM Mars mission makes final course correction

Mangalyaan probe will feel the burn of orbital insertion on September 24th
Simon Sharwood, 16 Sep 03:58

MIT boffins cry havoc and let slip the ROBOT CHEETAHS of Whoa

Vid Metal BigMog is quiet(ish) and deadly
Iain Thomson, 15 Sep 21:47

Europe prepares to INVADE comet: Rosetta landing site chosen

No word yet on whether backup site is labelled 'K'
Jasper Hamill, 15 Sep 15:03

LOHAN tin-rattles to a whopping £27,000 on Kickstarter

Just six days left to lay mitts on UNIQUE merch and help make history
Lester Haines, 15 Sep 10:53

Boffins: Searching for ALIENS is like looking for PIZZA among students

'The pizza must be being constantly replaced!'
Jasper Hamill, 15 Sep 06:03

Boffins say they've got Lithium batteries the wrong way around

Surprises at the nano-scale mean our ideas about how they charge could be all wrong
Richard Chirgwin, 15 Sep 01:58

Archaeologists and robots on hunt for more Antikythera pieces

How much of the world's oldest computer can they find?
Richard Chirgwin, 14 Sep 22:34

Stricter shark and manta ray trade rules enforced from today

Vid CITES: permits needed to protect biodiversity of our oceans
Kelly Fiveash, 14 Sep 16:15
STEREO image of the Sun. Pic: NASA

Sleepy spotless summer Sun's shock solar storm surge stuns scientists

Vid Grab a digital cam to snap tonight's 'wimpy' X-class flare
Shaun Nichols, 12 Sep 22:44
Our LOHAN mission patch design

Who wants to be there as history is made at the launch of our LOHAN space project?

Two places available in the chase plane above the desert
Lester Haines, 12 Sep 19:00

It's official: LOHAN's arboreal avoidance algorithm is PANTS

'Pixhawk Avoidance of Nearby Tree System'. Lovely
Lester Haines, 12 Sep 09:57
Spinosaurus aegyptiacus

DUCKCROCZILLA 'alien' dinosaur could emerge from THE SEA

Pic We're going to need a bigger boat, captain
Iain Thomson, 11 Sep 23:43
Curiosity self-portrait at Rocknest in the Gale Crater

NASA on Curiosity bot: Mission accomplished (for now at least)

Pics Less rolling and more drilling ahead as Rover reaches Mount Sharp
Iain Thomson, 11 Sep 21:06

LOHAN invites ENTIRE REG READERSHIP to New Mexico shindig

Well, those of you who back our Kickstarter tin-rattling...
Lester Haines, 11 Sep 18:07
Solar flare

Sun's MASSIVE solar storm belch to light up Earth's skies

Video Watch experts chat about the effects on humanity

LOHAN enjoys some hot hardware-in-the-loop action

Autopilot brain surgeon Linus flies 630km/h virtual Vulture 2
Lester Haines, 11 Sep 12:58
Stanford U's ant-sized radio

Boffins: Behold the SILICON CHEAPNESS of our tiny, radio-signal-munching IoT sensor

Single ant-sized Stanford chip combines radio, 'puter, antenna
Richard Chirgwin, 11 Sep 10:29
Rosetta selfie

'Duck face' selfie in SPAAAACE: Rosetta's snap with bird comet

Pic Probe prepares to make first landing on fast-moving rock
Iain Thomson, 10 Sep 18:22