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Korean boffins vow 1,000km-an-hour supertrain

Anything Elon can do…?

NASA fires first shot in plan to bring a chunk of asteroid down to Earth

OSIRIS-REx completes initial big burn on the way to asteroid Bennu

Euro space agency's Galileo satellites stricken by mystery clock failures

One in eight have stopped, admits org's director general

Speaking in Tech: Japan launches rocket with 2 laptops, 8 people

Podcast That'll end well...

Boffins link ALIEN STRUCTURE ON VENUS to Solar System's biggest ever grav wave

Akatsuki probe finds huge thing lurking in planet's clouds

Li-ion tamers: Boffins build battery with built-in fire extinguisher

Can we just go ahead and call it 'the Samsung device' now?

Stanford boffins find 'correlation between caffeine consumption and longevity'

Make a cup of tea - or a mocha - before you read this if you want a long and happy life

Japan tries to launch satellite on rocket the size of a telegraph pole

And fails: the launcher's second stage failed to ignite so it ditched into the sea

RIP Eugene Cernan: Last man on the Moon dies aged 82

Apollo 10 and 17 astronaut, moonwalker, spacewalker, pioneer

Amazon asks for spectrum to try out IoT networking gear

What else do you Tx at 20mW somewhere between 868MHz and 900MHz?

SpaceX makes successful rocket launch

Musk's merry men manage it this time

Home Einsteins help turn up 13 new pulsars

Distributed 'supercomputer' prises open Fermi 'scope's secrets, sometimes with just 10 photons a day

Boffins turn timid mice into psycho killers – by firing lasers into brains

Video Admittedly, we'd all want to tear everything apart if we had kit shoved in our heads

You know what, maybe Tabby's star ate a planet, ponder space eggheads

So much for the 'alien megastructure' theories

MIT brainiacs wrangle 2D graphene into super-strong 3D art homework

Video Hydraulic press action has explosive results

Now for a really cool micro-drum solo: Boffins chill gizmo below quantum limit

Neat microwave trick could be key to reaching absolute zero

Binary star bash-up should add new light to Northern Cross in 2022

Pics and video Explosive union visible with the naked eye

You know how cop cars pile into each other in old comedy movies? That's how the Moon was built, say boffins

Moonlets glommed together

Asteroid nearly gave Earth a new feature, two days after its discovery

First flyby for 2017

NASA taps ESA satellite Swarm for salty ocean temperature tales

Magnetic method explored, NASA tells The Reg

Weather stops SpaceX from blowing up more satellites

Launch lovers and explosion enthusiasts wait another week

Could YOU survive a zombie apocalypse? Uni eggheads say you'd last just 100 days

Model assumes you'd all wave the white flag

Elon's SpaceX gets permission to blow up another satellite or two

FAA clears Musketeers to, fingers crossed, put whole Iridium birds into orbit

Fatal genetic conditions could return in some 'three-parent' babies

Better mother matching needed

NASA plans seven-year trip to Jupiter – can we come with you, please?

Vid Mighty Trojan probe will eye up biggest metal ball in Solar System

Puny galaxy packs a big punch: A gazillion joules' worth of radio bursts

Boffins get best fix so far on mysterious 'FRB' location

NASA eyes up supermassive black holes, neutron stars

Hidden wonders of the universe

Astroboffins glimpse sighting of ultra-rare circular galaxy

Double-ring phenomena for the 0.1 per cent fans

Speeding jet of Siberian liquid hot Magma getting speedier, satellites find

Swarm gazers find faster flows in the outer core

Uh-oh. LG to use AI to push home appliances to 'another dimension'

CES 2017 Deep learning, string theory and er ... kitchen gizmos?

Major maser microwaves Hubble

Space 'scope spots staggering galactic resonator

Elon burning to get Falcon back on the launchpad

Pressure vessel buckled, something sparked, oxygen exploded

2016 just got a tiny bit longer. Gee, thanks, time lords

Five, four, three, two, one... one

Chinese boffins: We're testing an 'impossible' EM Drive IN SPAAAACE

Time NASA pulled its finger out

NASA explains how 'Spiders' grow on Mars

Keep your wig on, Ziggy. This is about erosion features. Not our new arachnid overlords

Ancient water found in Canada is two billion years old – giving hope to Mars colony dreamers

Could hold secrets to Earth's history and life on other planets

If at first you don't succeed, send another Mars lander – this time a deep driller

ESA signs contracts for ExoMars 2020 mission

NASA – get this – just launched 8 satellites from a rocket dropped from a plane at 40,000ft

Video You boffins are just showing off now

Galileo! Galileo! Galileo! Galileo! Galileo fit to go: Europe's GPS-like network switches on

More accurate than American system and open to all

Climate change bust up: We'll launch our own damn satellites if Trump pulls plug – Gov Brown

Super Cali goes ballistic over claims global warming's bogus

Bill Gates joins $170bn climate change investment club

Clean tech on the list

SpaceX delays manned Dragon capsule launch

Setback follows Falcon 9 explosion