Science

LEGS IN 2015: SpaceX Falcon's landing PUT ON HOLD

Stuttering engine means staff can knock off early

ESA: Venus probe doomed to fiery death on weird planet's surface

Nine years of exploration ending up as Venusian rubble
Iain Thomson, 17 Dec 19:51

American bacon cured with AR-15 assault rifle

SPB chief takes up arms against Stateside culinary outrage
Lester Haines, 17 Dec 14:03

NASA asks world+dog to name Mercury's craters (back off, 4chan)

Can't wait for Messenger probe to crash into Crater Moot
Iain Thomson, 16 Dec 19:48

El Reg's mighty rocket spaceplane Vulture 2 arrives in US of A

LOHAN's massive box thuds down in the Mile High City
Lester Haines, 16 Dec 09:00

'Turn to nuclear power to save planetary ecology from renewable BLIGHT'

+Analysis Boffins plead against 'perceptions of what is green'
Lewis Page, 16 Dec 06:55

Cool Large Hadron Collider to fire into doubly powerful ring

Dark matter probing scientists fire up system by cooling it down
Iain Thomson, 15 Dec 19:56

Is there ANOTHER UNIVERSE headed BACKWARDS IN TIME?

sdaehbus fo esrevinu egnarts eht si ti ylbaviecnoC
Lindsay Dodgson, 15 Dec 09:02
Candor Colles map

MARSQUAKES shook up range of hills in ancient lake bed

Xenogeologists release new map of 'Candor Colles' down low in the Valles Marineris
Simon Sharwood, 15 Dec 08:26

Rosetta beams back colour pics: 67P shades of grey are SO HOT right now

Pic Churyumov-Gerasimenko perfects the monochrome look
Kelly Fiveash, 14 Dec 15:00
Hubble image with dark matter mass overlay

Dark matter-hunting boffins spot EXCITING signal in X-ray spectrum

Vid Surprise photon emission tantalises scientists
Team Register, 13 Dec 18:30

Aged star could give us clues to HOT TEEN's behaviour

Answers to solar system's creation held by flaming ball
Lindsay Dodgson, 12 Dec 17:15

US Navy's LASER CANNON WARSHIP: USS Ponce sent to Gulf

Pic and video Next job, a way to strap it to sharks
Iain Thomson, 11 Dec 21:43

Boffins weigh in to perfect kilogram quest with LEGO kit

Bricked-up watt balance is 99 per cent accurate
Richard Chirgwin, 11 Dec 05:02

DNA egghead James Watson sells Nobel prize for $4.8m, gets it back

Russian billionaire says he can’t bear to keep gong
Iain Thomson, 11 Dec 04:01

Boffins cure BONING PROBLEMS in 'virtual lab'

Composite material sims reduce need to 'hope for the best'
Lindsay Dodgson, 10 Dec 13:01

Boffins: We have found a way to unlock the MYSTERIES OF SHEEP from old parchments

And it's not by reading the stupid writing on them either
Lindsay Dodgson, 10 Dec 07:05

Brit boffins debunk 'magnetic field and cancer' link

Another mobes-kill-you theory bites the dust
Richard Chirgwin, 10 Dec 04:58

Mars was a WET mistress: Curiosity probes once-moist bottom

Mount Sharp was submerged, says nuclear droid
Iain Thomson, 08 Dec 21:05

Solar sandwich cooks at 40 per cent efficiency

Boffins claim world record with three-tiered PV rig
Richard Chirgwin, 08 Dec 02:58
Fountain pen

You don't have to be a genius to tap into Albert Einstein's BRAIN

Huzzah! A collection of the theoretical physicist's papers are now online
Team Register, 06 Dec 20:00

Post-pub nosh neckfiller: The fantastical Francesinha

Portugal's 'Frenchie' – a croque-monsieur turned up to 11
Lester Haines, 06 Dec 15:30
The Rugby Tuning Coil

The Information Age: A day out for grown-up children?

Exhibition Review Will the Science Museum's new gallery keep the kids quiet this Xmas?
Nigel Whitfield, 06 Dec 10:00
Artist's rendering of the Orion spacecraft at the Moon

SPLASHDOWN! Orion lands safely in the Pacific Ocean

Planned manned Mars mission craft survives maiden voyage
Orion successfully launches on first test flight

BLAST-OFF! BOAT FREE launch at last. Orion heads for SPAAAAACE

Mars hopeful craft safely into its preliminary orbit
Orion on the launch pad fuelling up

Orion BELTS UP: Space shuttle wannabe preps again for test flight

NASA preps new 'naut-carrier for launch despite rain worries
One of the newly-uncovered photos of Albert Einstein's brain

SCIENCE LAB TERROR: MYSTERY of the MISSING BRAINS

'You have to remember that a worm, with very few exceptions, is not a human being'
Early art on mussel shell

Boffins unearth the ultimate antique art - 500,000 years old

Early Homo was about more than being erect
Iain Thomson, 05 Dec 06:01

Pub time for NASA bods? Orion spacecraft test launch called off

Boat, high winds and pesky fuel valve scupper Mars-aiming craft's first flight
Orion on the launch pad

It was SPACECRAFT vs BOAT at ORION LAUNCH. The boat won

'Mars hopeful' craft only has 2 hours left to blast off