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THERE it is! Philae comet lander FOUND in EXISTING Rosetta PICS

Crumb? Pixel? ALIEN? Better, it's a comet-catcher!

Give it up for SecQuest - a rabbit-hunting spaceplane sponsor

Boutique security consultants, balloon bods, and more...

Simon's says quantum computing will work

Boffins blast algorithm with half a dozen qubits

Rare Stegosaurus skeleton moves into plush London pad

Natural History Museum to display dino from December

Post-pub nosh neckfiller: The MIGHTY Scotch egg

Off to the boozer? This delicacy might help mitigate the effects

Lights OUT for Philae BUT slumbering probot could phone home again as comet nears Sun

Energy-zapped boffins celebrate incredible mission

Looking GOOD, probot. Philae good, humans: 'Yes ... YES! The lander is sitting on the ground'

QuoTW Plus: 'Toll roads will KILL the net', booms Obama

It’s PAYBACK time as HUMANS send a PROBE up ALIEN body

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Your stupid minds! Stupid! Stupid!

I'M SO SORRY, sobs Rosetta Brit boffin in 'sexist' sexy shirt storm

Vid 'He is just being himself' says proud mum of larger-than-life physicist

COMET lander DRILL CLIFFHANGER as last dregs of power used

Will humanity find out its origins in space ... or not? Tune in at midnight

Japanese boffins build rounders-playing ROBOT SCHOOLGIRL

Go on, Henrietta, win it for jolly old Android Ladies Academy!

ZZZAP! Climate change means getting HIT BY LIGHTNING is likelier

Chance rises to, er, 0.000002. Maybe. Long after you're dead

European Commission decides it won't have a science advisor after Greenpeace pressure

Glover wasn't institutionalised enough, apparently

Dark side of the DUNE: Probot snaps shadowy comet surface selfie

Panoramic pic But lander could be die in the shade

Rosetta probot drilling DENIED: Philae has its 'LEG in the AIR'

NOT best position for scientific fulfillment

Why did men evolve map-reading skills? They were PAID BY BONK - study

Easier to travel, easier to reproduce...

Philae healthier... beams CHEESE: Proud ESA shows off FIRST COMET SURFACE PIC

Harpoon horror over, it's now 'stable'

BOING, BOING! Philae BOUNCED TWICE on Comet 67P

Lander now screwed down good and tight ... we hope

GIANT sunspot returns, bigger and belchier than ever before

Helioseismologists - they're a thing - warn of solar flares and coronal mass ejections

BOUNCY BOUNCY: Comet probot Philae landed TWICE

Pic Two small steps for robot, one giant leap for Mankind

'Scope boffins get INSIDE URANUS after snapping mystery spots

Pics In space, no one can hear you squeak

SUPER-JAMMY Philae comet probe got down WITHOUT harpoons

Probot CLINGS onto 30,000mph rock 'n' ice ball

'Yes, yes... YES!' Philae lands on COMET 67P

Plucky probot aces landing on high-speed space rock - emotional scenes in Darmstadt

Philae heads for comet, reports back to mothercraft Rosetta

Pic Boxy science-lab takes snap of comet-chasing craft

WATCH: Rosetta astroboffin TATTOOED with PHILAE from the FUTURE!

Vid Cannibal Corpse-loving chap just knows it'll succeed

MOULDY DICK: France aims to snatch EXPLODING WHALE crown from U.S.

Gallic bloater TWICE the size of famed 1970 blast cetacean

DODGY THRUSTER won't stop PHILAE hurtling toward COMET SHOWDOWN

El Reg reports LIVE from the ESA ops centre

DRAMA in SPACE: But Philae KEEPS TRYING to HARPOON COMET

Lander to depart mothership Rosetta despite cold bump in the night

WATCH Rosetta's Philae's SUCCESSFUL drop on Comet 67P

Live Vid It's landed, humanity! They made it!

Sixteen shades of grey survive Viennese quantum optics test

Video 'Twisted light' test transcends turbulence, suggesting secure comms tool

Euro space boffins ready, mere HOURS from flinging Rosetta lander at Comet 67P

GO for mission to probe Churyumov-Gerasimenko

ESA sends back PRE-LANDING COMET CLOSE-UPS

Pics Philae probe readied to touch down on surface of comet

Consumer group SLAMS NASA for letting Google rent $1bn 'playground'

Mountain View gets 60-year lease on historic Moffett Airfield

FIRST for HUMANITY: Fridge-size PROBOT headed for COMET TOUCHDOWN

El Reg Vulture heads for Darmstadt mission control

Italian appeal court clears seismologists of manslaughter

Sanity prevails, for now

Texas boffins put radio waves in a spin

Circulator would enable full-duplex cellphone operation on single frequency

GOD particle MAY NOT BE GOD particle: Scientists in shock claim

'Data not precise enough to determine exactly what it is'

CAMERON DIAZ covers top BOFFINS in GOLD at Breakthrough Prizes

Benedict Cumberbatch, you really shouldn't have ...

Boffin imagines Wi-Fi-defined no-shoot zones for wireless weapons

Is that an Internet of Things in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?

NASA floats million-dollar airship prize for 20-20-20 vision

Balloons wanted: must stay 20km high for 20 hours and return 20kg payload

Race is on to touch down on COMET 67P before WHIFFY SPACE DUCK breaks up

Vid Secrets of the Solar System could be hidden inside

Hot, horny bees swerve PLANET-SAVING DUTIES as climate warms, claim boffins

Turn the lights down low. COP-U-LATER, orchids