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Renewable energy 'simply WON'T WORK': Top Google engineers

Comment Windmills, solar, tidal - all a 'false hope', say Stanford PhDs
Lewis Page, 21 Nov 13:59

Glasgow boffins: We can now do it, Captain. We DO have the molecular storage power

Breaking the flash memory limit using, er, POM molecules
Chris Mellor, 21 Nov 13:45

FORGET the CLIMATE: FATTIES are a MUCH BIGGER problem - study

Data Journalism* Fat guy? Drink or smoke? You're worse than a TERRORIST
Lewis Page, 21 Nov 09:02

Hey, it's ... Gecko man, Gecko man, does almost whatever a GECKO can

Vid Stanford student climbs sheet of glass with lizard-tech gloves – Special Forces next?
Iain Thomson, 21 Nov 07:57

Hunt for Higgs Boson and dark matter now starts ON YOUR SOFA

CERN releases large hadron collider data and virtual machine to crunch it
Simon Sharwood, 21 Nov 06:02

CERN IT boss: What we do is not really that special

You'll all be doing the same - in about 10 years' time
Joe Fay, 20 Nov 12:46

NXT: The first SPAAAACE cryptocurrency

Our plucky Playmonaut eyes stratospheric profits
Lester Haines, 20 Nov 12:03

Britain's HUMAN DNA-strewing Moon mission rakes in £200k

3 days, and Kickstarter moves lander 37% nearer takeoff

Slapnav: Looking for KINKY dark matter? Switch on the GPS!

Boffins use spare atomic clocks to check for errors
Iain Thomson, 20 Nov 06:31

HUMAN DNA 'will be FOUND ON MOON' – rockin' boffin Brian Cox

Crowdfund plan to stimulate Blighty's space programme

Vulture 2 spaceplane tumbles onto BBC World Service

LOHAN team chews the fat with Click
Lester Haines, 18 Nov 12:02

Sealed with a kiss: Er, 80 MILLION BACTERIA

Let's hope Angelina Jolie and her brother don't read The Reg
Jasper Hamill, 18 Nov 07:01

NASA launches new climate model at SC14

75 days of supercomputing later ...
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Nov 06:33

CSIRO carves out another 75 jobs

Digital productivity, manufacturing, agriculture in the firing line
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Nov 01:02

It's space WAR: Comet launches fireballs at space-invading EARTH

Pic Rock allegedly furious at humans, 'coming over here, invading our land with probes'
Iain Thomson, 17 Nov 20:06

SEX BEAST SEALS may be egging each other on to ATTACK PENGUINS

Boffin: 'I think the behaviour is increasing in frequency'
Team Register, 17 Nov 18:27

Pics in SPAAAACE!: Hasselblad sells for $275,000

Astronomical amount for Mercury mission snapper
Lester Haines, 17 Nov 11:27

THERE it is! Philae comet lander FOUND in EXISTING Rosetta PICS

Crumb? Pixel? ALIEN? Better, it's a comet-catcher!

Give it up for SecQuest - a rabbit-hunting spaceplane sponsor

Boutique security consultants, balloon bods, and more...
Lester Haines, 17 Nov 09:02

Simon's says quantum computing will work

Boffins blast algorithm with half a dozen qubits
Richard Chirgwin, 17 Nov 07:29

Rare Stegosaurus skeleton moves into plush London pad

Natural History Museum to display dino from December
Team Register, 15 Nov 17:16
Selection of eggs on the bar

Post-pub nosh neckfiller: The MIGHTY Scotch egg

Off to the boozer? This delicacy might help mitigate the effects
Lester Haines, 15 Nov 14:00
2001 HAL poster

It’s PAYBACK time as HUMANS send a PROBE up ALIEN body

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Your stupid minds! Stupid! Stupid!
Alistair Dabbs, 15 Nov 07:02
Dr Matt Taylor

I'M SO SORRY, sobs Rosetta Brit boffin in 'sexist' sexy shirt storm

Vid 'He is just being himself' says proud mum of larger-than-life physicist
Iain Thomson, 15 Nov 03:29
Artist's impression of Philae on Comet 67P

COMET lander DRILL CLIFFHANGER as last dregs of power used

Will humanity find out its origins in space ... or not? Tune in at midnight
Ryanair advert featuring saucy schoolgirl

Japanese boffins build rounders-playing ROBOT SCHOOLGIRL

Go on, Henrietta, win it for jolly old Android Ladies Academy!
Lightning

ZZZAP! Climate change means getting HIT BY LIGHTNING is likelier

Chance rises to, er, 0.000002. Maybe. Long after you're dead
Lewis Page, 14 Nov 11:48
How Philae lands on the comet

Dark side of the DUNE: Probot snaps shadowy comet surface selfie

Panoramic pic But lander could be die in the shade
Iain Thomson, 14 Nov 00:44