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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

Human spaceships dodge ALIEN BODY skimming Mars

Odyssey orbiter yet to report, though, comet's trailing trash poses new threat

No sail: NASA spikes Sunjammer

'Solar sail' demonstrator project binned


Fossil find proves it first happened 385 million years ago

COMET barrels towards Mars, machines of humanity race for cover

Pic NASA to observe Comet Siding Spring whizz past Red Planet TODAY


Vid Astro boffins probe fiery star's hidden depths

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

Experts brand LOHAN's squeaky-clean box

Phytosanitary treatment renders Vulture 2 crate fit for export

That's no – actually it is: DEATH STAR MOON 'could be full of life-friendly water'

Wobbles as it sloshes along, theorise astro boffins

Prehistoric swingbelly KANGAROOS were TOO FAT to jump – scientists

Thumpy, thumpy - THUMPY the Bush Kangaroo

Scientists skeptical of Lockheed Martin's truck-sized FUSION reactor breakthrough boast

Pic Possibly another Perhapsatron in the making

On Nov 12, a human-made space lab will try to HARPOON a COMET and land on it

Pic Screw flying cars – THIS is science fact

Ancient Brits 'set wealthy man's FANCY CHARIOT on FIRE' – boffins

Religious ceremony or early football riots?

LOHAN crash lands on CNN

Overflies Die Welt en route to lively US news vid

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

Beers all round as Vulture 2 lands in Blighty

Pics LOHAN team, sponsors and press in Vulture Central knees-up

PANTS on FIRE? Too late for you. But others will benefit from singed trouser phone alert

That battery is SMOOOOKIN'


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

Hardened Hydrazine the source of Galileo satnav FAIL

Russian aerospace firm's kit fails on 46th mission

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

Proof? Let's start with official 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

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

Worstall @ the Weekend How artificial lighting could offer an artificial promise

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

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

US astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson: US is losing science race

'We've got bigger problems than your next app'

ROBOT TROUSER SNAKE stiffens to master slippery mounds

Boffins overjoyed at performance of slithery tool

'MYSTERIOUS PYRAMID STRUCTURE' found on COMET beyond Mars: Landing planned

Philae to touch down on 67P next month

NASA: Mars satellites menaced by speeding SPACE ALIEN

Pics Strange object Siding Spring is older than mankind, moving 33 miles a second

El Reg Christmas Lectures to span space, big data and GCHQ

Reg Events Featuring speakers who are even cleverer than our readers

Antarctic ice at ALL TIME RECORD HIGH: We have more to learn, says boffin

Four-deviations-above-average figs bust climate models

Protesters stop ground breaking on world's largest telescope

Hawaiian eyes aren't smiling

DOCTOR HELL and his henchmen score Nobel for the NANO-SCOPE

That's Professor Doktor Hell, to you

Re-light my diode: Trio of boffins scoop physics Nobel for BLUE LEDs

An end to green and red monotony

Inflatables in SPAAACE! ISS 'nauts to enjoy bouncy castle spaceship

Blow-up craft to attach itself to the International Space Station

Big racks? Pah. Storage boffins have made a BIONIC BRAIN material

And you'll never guess what happens when you hit it

Trio share 2014 Nobel Prize for cracking internal GPS of the brain

Neuro space, the final frontier

‘This is 2LO calling’: Marconi transmitter, IBM Simon and more at the Science Museum

BBC Click to host event at Information Age gallery

Hiss-hiss! GIGANTIC SOLAR FILAMENT snakes around Sun

Pic Burning beast is 100 times the size of Earth when unfurled

Doctor Who becomes an illogical, unscientific, silly soap opera in Kill The Moon

TV Review Human loving DENIED in this bitter episode

Air-slurping solar battery will slice energy costs – boffins


ESA's comet-chasing Rosetta eyes up 67P's vital statistics

Pic Volume and global density remain best estimates for now

Particle that behaves like matter AND antimatter found: Majorana fermion

Quantum computing moves closer atom by atom