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'We will SNORT UP CRYSTAL DUST and then do a MAJOR software update'

Curiosity rover team's bold plan

Earth-bound exoplanet hunter's eyes blink open

Paranal telescope array sees first light

TERROR in SPACE: ISS 'NAUTS FLEE 'gas leak' to Russian module

Updated Likely a 'false indication' – mission control

PlayStation-processor-powered plutonium probe prepares Pluto pics

New Horizons craft in puny planet peek after 9-year trip

Australian desert deluge demonstrates why we're doing it

Willowra's cut off by a rogue tropical storm

BATMAN LASER builds smaller, faster hard drives

Get rid of the magnets and writes fly as media size shrinks

Professor's BEAGLE lost for 10 years FOUND ON MARS

British eggface lander's resting place uncovered by orbiter

Computers know you better than your friends

You are what you Like

SpaceX drone hovership ROCKET LANDER BURN: Musk to try again

Pic May the (hydraulic) force be with you next time this month

ROBOT-ON-DRAGON GRABHAND ACTION: SpaceX supply podule arrives at ISS

H2G2-fan 'nauts get mitts on delayed Xmas goodies

Hawking and friends: Artificial Intelligence 'must do what we want it to do'

Rise of the Machines *Cough* Don't enslave us *cough*

Boffins' quantum USB stick trumps fibre optic reliability

Caveat: the 2 Kelvin pants you need to carry it would put you in a state ...

India digs deep to bury neutrino-hunting chamber

3.5 Mars missions' worth of subterranean matter detector coming to Pottipuram

SpaceX in ROCKET HOVERSHIP PRANG: 'Close – but no cigar,' says Musk

Vid 'We'll piece it together from the pieces'

Post-pub nosh neckfiller: Hot Spanish tongue action

Lip-smacking lengua for your wobbly dining pleasure

Comet Lovejoy's greenish glow visible with naked eye this weekend

Won't be seen again for another 8,000 years

Boffins erect semi-hard 3D silicon: Pop-up micro-machines breakthrough

Pic Next step, nanobots, right?

NASA closing on fix for Opportunity rover's 'amnesia'

Robot explorer crests Cape Tribulation crater and uses RAM alone for new selfie

What an ACE-HOLE! This super-software will whip you at poker, hands down

Don't challenge it to strip poker – you'll never see its circuits

Boffins open 'space travel bureau': Come relax on exoplanet Kepler-16b, says NASA

Pics With neat posters in a 1930s style

Hey, bacteria: Resistance is FUTILE – boffins grow new super-antibiotic

Drug could save millions of lives lost to killer microbes

Antarctic boffins hope stratospheric gravity wave hunter returns to Earth

Telescope circles globe propelled by polar winds

ALIEN fossils ON MARS: Curiosity snaps evidence of life

Pics 'Worm' trails in lake bed remarkably similar to Earth rock

LOHAN sponsor Pulse-Eight: Supplier of hi-def TV to dogs

SPB's mutt pack applauds HDMI extender kit

ALIEN EARTH: Red sun's habitable world spotted 470 light years away

'These are the planets we're looking for' - SETI boffin

BILL GATES DRINKS 'boiled and treated' POO. Ah, 'delicious'

Microsoft founder trials machine that turns sh*t into gold

ISS Robonaut gets LEGLESS ... in spaaaace

Busted bot's so high it can't walk or talk

Hubble 'scope snaps ENORMO SPACE ERECTION: Pillars of Creation 20 years on

Pics Gaze on the awesome Eagle nebula while it's still there

Alien Earths are out there: Our home is not 'unique'

'Recipe for habitable planets' issued by Harvard

SpaceX ROCKET HOVER-SHIP space station mission now on Friday

Bringin' it down on its tail

A Cambridge boffin told me YOU'RE A BIG, FAT LIAR

Brainboxes develop fib-detecting tech

Boffins spy I in your little eye

Reflections on the cornea contain recognisable images

SpaceX: CATS with FRIKKIN' LASERS to blast off to space station

Pic What's inside the Dragon Capsule bound for orbiting lab

RMIT boffins fast-track space junk search

Got five seconds? That's all you need to spot a flying tin can

NASA to launch microwave SPACE LASSO to probe Earth's wet spots

Video Water a great idea

You're late, Falcon 9: Look what you've done to NASA’s DSCOVR launch!

Windy instrument's lift-off held up until after 29 Jan

This one shall pass! Not even a flesh wound from ‘Monty Python’ SPACE ROCK

Comic asteroid set to return in five years, but with no new material

Ground control to 2014: A year in SPAAAAAAAAAACE

Review of 2014 Four-legged landings and history-making comet-chasers

SpaceX six days from historic rocket landing attempt

How Musk’s rocketeers are hoping X marks the spot

NASA preps lobotomy for Opportunity rover to cure amnesia

A decade on Mars and it's losing its marbles

*HIC*... tweet: Sloshed birdsh shlur songs, boffins say

♬ Show me the way to go home ... I'm tired and I wanna go to bed ♬

Euro SPACEMAN snaps incredible images of our Blue Planet

Vid Watch as the ISS speeds through Northern Lights