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Volcanic eruption in Iceland triggers CODE RED aviation warning

Lava-spitting Bárðarbunga prompts action from Met Office
Kelly Fiveash, 31 Aug 15:52

NASA to reformat Opportunity rover's memory from 125 million miles away

Interplanetary admins will back up data and get to work
Iain Thomson, 30 Aug 00:15

Exclusive SPB t-shirt flies into Kickstarter

'The Shed Knows No Bounds', and we hope your wallets are similarly limitless
Lester Haines, 29 Aug 09:42

Software bug caught Galileo sats in landslide, no escape from reality

Life had just begun, code error means Russia's gone and thrown it all away
Simon Sharwood, 29 Aug 05:02

IBM: OK, Watson, you've won Jeopardy. Now, CURE CANCER

Uber-computer to analyse reams of research

LOHAN wrapped in vinyl as Kickstarter campaign hits £18,000!

Sample stickers fly in, custom pint tankards fly out door
Lester Haines, 28 Aug 10:02

LOHAN tunes into ultra long range radio

And verily, Vultures shall speak status unto distant receivers
Lester Haines, 28 Aug 08:32

Neutrinos lay bare solar proton reactions

Set the controls for the heart of the Sun
Richard Chirgwin, 28 Aug 03:02

Rickety rock deemed unworthy of Curiosity's drill

NASA also hoses down Martian thighbone theorists
Iain Thomson, 28 Aug 01:35

Major cyber attack hits Norwegian oil industry

Statoil, the gas giant behind the Scandie social miracle, targeted
John Leyden, 27 Aug 18:05

LOHAN Kickstarter breaks NINETEEN THOUSAND of your EARTH POUNDS

That's right, OVER 9,000 beer tokens - and counting
Lester Haines, 27 Aug 15:53
Top view of the Holometer as a Fermilab scientist works on the apparatus

Boffins attempt to prove the UNIVERSE IS JUST A HOLOGRAM

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?
Sacnned and printed in 3d skull

Finally, a practical use for 3D printing: Helping surgeons rehearse

Measure twice, cut once: Have a poke before going into theatre
Simon Rockman, 27 Aug 10:02
Supercavitating submarines

China building SUPERSONIC SUBMARINE that travels in a BUBBLE

Shanghai to San Fran in two hours would be a trick, though
Richard Chirgwin, 27 Aug 04:02

Our LOHAN spaceplane ballocket Kickstarter climbs through £8000

Through 25 per cent but more is needed: Get your UNIQUE rewards!
Lester Haines, 26 Aug 09:29

Brookhaven boffins boggle at baryons

Oi, stranger! Freeze ME out, will you?
Richard Chirgwin, 25 Aug 08:58

Cutting cancer rates: Data, models and a happy ending?

How surgery might be making cancer prognoses worse

SpaceX prototype rocket EXPLODES over Texas. 'Tricky' biz, says Elon Musk

No injuries or near injuries. Flight stayed in designated area
Kelly Fiveash, 23 Aug 13:20

Galileo, Galileo! Galileo, Galileo! Galileo fit to go. Magnifico

I'm just a poor boy, nobody loves me. But at least I can find my way with ESA GPS by 2017
Iain Thomson, 22 Aug 22:23

LOHAN Kickstarter bid IS GO: Back our Vulture 2 spaceplane launch

How YOU can help world's first 3D-printed, rocket-powered aircraft
Lester Haines, 22 Aug 15:33

Brit balloon bod Bodnar overflies North Pole

B-64 amateur ultralight payload approaching second circumnavigation
Lester Haines, 22 Aug 12:31

LOHAN gets laughing gear round promotional mug

First Kickstarter reward lands at spaceplane mission HQ
Lester Haines, 22 Aug 11:38
Liz Lowe with Golden Orb-Weaver

BAT-GOBBLING urban SPIDER QUEENS swell to ENORMOUS SIZE

But they'd lose a deathmatch against the coming Humvee-sized, armoured Arctic ones
Richard Chirgwin, 22 Aug 09:32
Precog Minority Report

Security precogs divine web vulnerabilities BEFORE THEY EXIST

Wayback is way ahead: Three million web properties will go under the pwned hammer
Darren Pauli, 22 Aug 06:16
Plasma ball

TRANSMUTATION claims US LENR company

Ten points of stuff out of a five pound bag
Richard Chirgwin, 22 Aug 05:31
NASA Image - Ozone Hole

Carbon tetrachloride releases still too high, says NASA

Oi! Didn't you get the Montreal memo?
Richard Chirgwin, 22 Aug 02:02
Our LOHAN mission patch design

LOHAN packs bags for SPACEPORT AMERICA!

Spanish launch goes titsup, we're off to the US of A
Cyborg moth

Boffins build CYBORG-MOTHRA but not for evil: For search & rescue

Video This tiny bio-bot will chew through your clothes then save your life
Iain Thomson, 20 Aug 20:11
Azhdarchid pterosaurs

Gigantic toothless 'DRAGONS' dominated Earth's early skies

Gummy pterosaurs outlived toothy competitors
Iain Thomson, 20 Aug 05:29
The ELMOFO electric racer

'Leccy racer whacks petrols in Oz race

ELMOFO rakes in two wins in sanctioned race
Richard Chirgwin, 20 Aug 04:02