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Kingston's aviation empire: From industry firsts to Airfix heroes

Geek's Guide to Britain Sir Thomas Sopwith's suburban Surrey hub
Gavin Clarke, 24 Oct 09:03

What's that STINK? Rosetta probe shoves nose under comet's tail

Rotten eggs, horse dung and almonds – yuck
Iain Thomson, 24 Oct 07:04

MAVEN snaps eight-bit SPACE INVADER

PewPewPew! Siding Spring shot in glorious retro chunks
Simon Sharwood, 24 Oct 05:33

Boffins want to put Quanta in containers, after docking

Hyperscale hepcats, back off - this one's about testing entanglement afloat
Richard Chirgwin, 24 Oct 04:31

LONG ARM of the SAUR: Brachially gifted dino bone conundrum solved

Deinocheirus mirificus was a bit of a knuckle dragger

Are there sounds on Mars? NASA launches audio athenaeum

Space scientists capture creepy Kepler chorus, Saturn storms
Darren Pauli, 23 Oct 09:32

Boffins who stare at goats: I do believe they’re SHRINKING

Alpine chamois being squashed by global warming
Team Register, 23 Oct 06:05

Trips to Mars may be OFF: The SUN has changed in a way we've NEVER SEEN

+Comment Only nuke power can save us from radiation
Lewis Page, 22 Oct 13:46

Comet Siding Spring revealed as flying molehill

Hiding from this space pimple isn't going to do humanity's reputation any good
Simon Sharwood, 22 Oct 07:28

MARS NEEDS WOMEN, claims NASA pseudo 'naut: They eat less

'Some might find this idea offensive' boffin admits

Luscious LOHAN t-shirts fly into Vulture Central

Then fly straight out to our Kickstarter backers
Lester Haines, 21 Oct 10:08
Germany celebrates winning Fifa world cup 2014 in Brazil

You can crunch it all you like, but the answer is NOT always in the data

Hear that, 'data journalists'? Our analytics prof holds forth
Mark Whitehorn, 20 Oct 08:05

Human spacecraft dodge COMET CHUNKS pelting off Mars

Odyssey orbiter yet to report, though - comet's trailing trash poses new threat
Simon Sharwood, 20 Oct 00:35

No sail: NASA spikes Sunjammer

'Solar sail' demonstrator project binned
Richard Chirgwin, 19 Oct 22:23

Origins of SEXUAL INTERCOURSE fished out of SCOTTISH LAKE

Fossil find proves it first happened 385 million years ago
Team Register, 19 Oct 19:50

COMET barrels towards Mars, machines of humanity race for cover

Pic NASA to observe Comet Siding Spring whizz past Red Planet TODAY
Kelly Fiveash, 19 Oct 14:06

NASA eyeballs SOLAR HEAT BOMBS, MINI-TORNADOES and NANOFLARES on Sun

Vid Astro boffins probe fiery star's hidden depths
Kelly Fiveash, 18 Oct 16:52

Carry On Cosmonaut: Willful Child is a poor taste Star Trek parody

Page File Cringeworthy, crude and crass jokes abound in Steven Erikson’s sci-fi debut

America's super-secret X-37B plane returns to Earth after nearly TWO YEARS aloft

674 days in space for US Air Force's mystery orbital vehicle
Iain Thomson, 18 Oct 00:21

Experts brand LOHAN's squeaky-clean box

Phytosanitary treatment renders Vulture 2 crate fit for export
Lester Haines, 17 Oct 11:14
Lester poses with the Vulture 2

LOHAN crash lands on CNN

Overflies Die Welt en route to lively US news vid
Lester Haines, 15 Oct 06:03
Rosetta Selfie from 10 miles

This isn't a sci-fi movie: It's a human-made probe snapping a comet selfie

Pic Rosetta now just 10 MILES from comet 67P/C-G
Simon Sharwood, 15 Oct 00:28

Beers all round as Vulture 2 lands in Blighty

Pics LOHAN team, sponsors and press in Vulture Central knees-up
Lester Haines, 14 Oct 13:30
The X-37B lifts off from Cape Canaveral. Credit: ULA

SECRET U.S. 'SPACE WARPLANE' set to return from SPY MISSION

Robot minishuttle X-37B returns after almost 2 years in orbit
Galileo

Hardened Hydrazine the source of Galileo satnav FAIL

Russian aerospace firm's kit fails on 46th mission
Simon Sharwood, 13 Oct 06:33
An obese belly, dangling freely. Pic: Tony Alter

Lies, damn pies and obesity statistics: We're NOT a nation of fatties

Proof? Let's start with official UK.gov food and health data...

Flies WANT beer booze and now we know why - yeast

Boffins: this is a serious bit of research with 'implications' for medicine
Paul Kunert, 11 Oct 15:29

White LED lies: It's great, but Nobel physics prize-winning great?

Worstall @ the Weekend How artificial lighting could offer an artificial promise
Tim Worstall, 11 Oct 11:01
Doctor Who on Kill The Moon

'Utter killjoy Reg hacks have NEVER BEEN LAID', writes a fan

'Shuddit, smarty pants!' Some readers reacted badly to our last Doctor Who review ...