Plucky climate-change probe fends off cosmic intruder
SpaceX: Breach in liquid oxygen tank caused Falcon 9 fireball ... probably
Investigations team probed rocket debris and data from 1 September explosion
24 Sep 16:12
Cosmology is safe and the Universe is one giant version of the Barbican
Whichever way you look it's all exactly the same, boffins confirm
23 Sep 10:29
Pretending to be a badger wins Oxford Don 10 TRILLION DOLLARS
Volkswagen also scored one of last night's Ig Nobel Prizes, for software-defined chemistry
23 Sep 03:31
Zuckerberg to spend $3bn+ to rid world of all disease by 2100 (Starting with Facebook, right?)
And yet WhatsApp cost $19bn?
21 Sep 23:01
Rosetta probe's final death dive planned for just after last call next Friday night
Tune in at 10:40PM UTC next Friday for a 'controlled crash'
21 Sep 06:16
What's Chinese and crashing in flames? No, not its economy – its crocked space station
Expect fireworks late in 2017
21 Sep 05:03
Pluto's emitting X-rays, and NASA doesn't quite know how
The best words in science: 'That's odd'
20 Sep 06:19
NASA starts countdown for Cassini probe's Saturn death dive
Keep Solar System Tidy message heeded despite plan for three probe dumps
19 Sep 06:58
UK Science Museum will reconsider its 'sexist' brain quiz
Apparently, it was designed to be 'tongue in cheek'
14 Sep 15:07
Post-Brexit UK.gov must keep EU scientists coming, say boffins
Top profs and R&D bod make plea to Parliament
13 Sep 15:33
Upstart AI dreams of 'disrupting' digital marketing – with sex
Natural selection algorithms to weed out web's crap design
12 Sep 17:03
Microsoft thinks time crystals may be viable after all
Movement without energy? Redmond puts its money where its mouth is
12 Sep 12:29
NASA's OSIRIS-REx is off to nick some rocks from asteroid Bennu
Did space rocks bring us life? Just 7 years and we'll know!
09 Sep 16:01
Elon Musk says SpaceX Falcon 9 fireball investigation is 'biggest challenge yet'
'Anomaly' wasn't rocket engine's fault, he claims
09 Sep 13:57
Star Trek's Enterprise turns 50 and still no sign of a warp drive. Sigh
Star Trek @ 50 Realistic tech or lazy plot device – what do you think?
08 Sep 06:04
It's time for humanity to embrace SEX ROBOTS. For, uh, science, of course
Not just mankind: Ladies love 'em too, we're told
06 Sep 10:02
Second 'dimmer switch' star spotted
'Tabby's Star' gets a friend and it's even stranger, but let's not do the 'alien megastructure' thing again okay?
06 Sep 01:05
International Space Station astros prepare to rejoin us Earthlings
Human guinea pigs to be subjected to more testing after arrival
05 Sep 15:56
What the hex is up with Jupiter's North Pole?
No Hexagon like on Saturn, but still the joy of six: half a dozen megabytes of Juno data took 62 hours to download
03 Sep 04:58
Dwarf planet Ceres has a watery secret: An 11 mile wide ice volcano
02 Sep 14:59
SETI searchers: We still haven't found what we're looking for
Say 'interesting radio signal' probably from boring old Earth
02 Sep 05:30
That Public Health study? No, it didn't say 'don't do chemo'
When big media goes clueless about big data
02 Sep 03:05