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NASA Mars rover FINALLY equals 1973 Soviet benchmark

Yet to surpass ancient Greek one, however
Simon Sharwood, 29 Jul 04:29

Flamewars in SPAAACE: cooler fires hint at energy efficiency

Video Experiment aboard ISS shows we should all chill out for cleaner engines
Richard Chirgwin, 29 Jul 03:58

LOHAN's stirring motto: Ad Astra Tabernamque

Spaceplane team off to the stars and the pub: Official
Lester Haines, 28 Jul 14:02

Asteroid's DINO KILLING SPREE just bad luck – boffins

Sauricide WASN'T inevitable, reckon scientists
Jasper Hamill, 28 Jul 08:35

BEST BATTERY EVER: All lithium, all the time, plus a dash of carbon nano-stuff

We have found the Holy Grail (of batteries) - boffins
Richard Chirgwin, 28 Jul 01:33

Famous 'Dish' radio telescope to be emptied in budget crisis: CSIRO

Radio astronomy suffering to protect Square Kilometre Array
Richard Chirgwin, 28 Jul 00:03

Jurassic squawk: Dinos were Earth's early FEATHERED friends

Pic Boffins research: Ancient dinos may all have had 'potential' fluff
A proposed LOHAN mission patch

Vote now for LOHAN's stirring mission patch motto

Poll Does the shed actually know no bounds, or what?
Lester Haines, 25 Jul 08:02
Starship Enterprise

Beancounters tell NASA it's too poor to fly planned mega-rocket

Space Launch System would need another $400m and a lot of time
Iain Thomson, 25 Jul 02:44
Enormous coprolite

METRE-LONG DINOSAUR POO going under the hammer

Squeeze out a bid for colossal coprolite at this weekend's auction
Simon Sharwood, 25 Jul 00:49

SMELL YOU LATER, LOSERS – Dumbo tells rats, dogs... humans

Junk in the trunk? That's what people have
Jasper Hamill, 24 Jul 06:01

World Solar Challenge contender claims new speed record

One charge sees Sunswift travel 500kms at over 100 km/h
Simon Sharwood, 24 Jul 05:04

Bad back? Show some spine and stop popping paracetamol

Study finds common pain-killer doesn't reduce pain or shorten recovery
Simon Sharwood, 24 Jul 02:58

Reg Latin scholars scrap over LOHAN's stirring motto

WTF is 'Et anatis cum tape XL WD'?
Lester Haines, 23 Jul 12:54

Turing biopic with Cumberbatch, Knightley to premiere at London Film Festival

Vid The Imitation Game covers life of gay war hero super-boffin

All those new '5G standards'? Here's the science they rely on

Radio professor tells us how wireless will get faster in the real world
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Jul 07:02

Second galactic flip-flop pulsar surprises boffins

Video Radio switched off, gamma rays switched on
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Jul 06:23

Ever wanted to be a Playmonaut? El Reg's Vulture 2 spaceplane sim reveals what it's like

Our Tennessee X-Plane ace sets up virtua-ballocket shot
Lester Haines, 23 Jul 05:00

Kickstarter tin-rattlers offer reboot of '80s Integrated Space Plan megagraphic

But ours is better, and it's FREE - click right here
Lester Haines, 22 Jul 16:43

Boffins fill a dome with 480 cameras for 3D motion capture

Video 'Panoptic studio' doesn't need no stinkin' sensors
Richard Chirgwin, 22 Jul 03:02

Boffins discuss AI space program at hush-hush IARPA confab

IBM, MIT, plenty of others invited to fill Uncle Sam's spy toolchest, but where's Google?
Jack Clark, 21 Jul 21:34
Artist’s impression of deep blue planet HD 189733b

MARS NEEDS OCEANS to support life - and so do exoplanets

Just being in the Goldilocks zone doesn't mean there'll be anyone to eat the porridge
WASP-12b getting devoured by its sun

The Sun took a day off last week and made NO sunspots

Someone needs to get that lazy star cooking again before things get cold around here
Simon Sharwood, 21 Jul 07:20

Cave pits, ideal for human bases, FOUND ON MOON

Come on in out of the radiation and meteorites, and enjoy the unchanging temperature
Jasper Hamill, 21 Jul 06:08
Apollo 11 astronaut patch

Forty-five years ago: FOOTPRINTS FOUND ON MOON

NASA won't be back any time soon, sadly
Iain Thomson, 20 Jul 23:15
Photo of HIV/AIDS researcher Dr Joep Lange, who was killed in the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17

Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 claimed lives of HIV/AIDS cure scientists

Researchers, advocates, health workers among those on shot-down plane
A proposed LOHAN mission patch

That stirring LOHAN motto: Anyone know a native Latin speaker?

What's this, then? 'Romanes Eunt Domus'?
Lester Haines, 18 Jul 10:03
Rosetta comet picture - wide angle

Spinning SPACE DUCK is comet-chasing Rosetta probe's PREY

New photos reveal comet 67P has two distinct parts
Simon Sharwood, 18 Jul 00:25