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Get your WELLIES to MARS: Red Planet reveals its FROZEN BOTTOM

Scarlet globe was covered in water 500,000 years ago

OOH, it's so HOT in here! All my ATMOSPHERE is coming off

Red dwarf's emissions strip away exoplanet's coverings

Kamikaze Rosetta probe to ram comet it's chased for billions of miles

Cosmic super-prang end to mission in late 2016

ESA launches new ground-monitoring satellite

Sentinel-2 will track terrain, ocean and environmental changes

THEY WANTED OUR WOMEN: Neanderthals lusted after modern humans

And vice versa, perhaps. There was interbreeding, anyway

SpaceX gets ready to crash barge-land ANOTHER rocket

Third time lucky, hopes Elon Musk

Pluto plastered in what looks like 1970s orange wallpaper – proof

Pics First color snaps reveal retro-tastes of alien world

US students prevail in rocket-powered egg challenge

Brits second as Paris stages international ovum-elevation showdown

Tim Worstall dances to victory over resources scaremongerers

Reg lecture Economist emerges triumphant at Reg summer lecture

THIS TIME we really are ALL DOOMED, famous doomsayer prof says

Continued survival of humanity starting to get embarrassing for Ehrlich

Say 'cheese'! Cassini probe ZOOMS IN on Saturn's craggy Dione moon

NASA: Spacecraft flies within 300 miles of icy surface

Post-pub nosh neckfiller: Nasi goreng pattaya

Malaysian chicken fried rice omelette. Lovely

Virtual reality below the prehistoric waves: David Attenborough's First Life

Review A trip back in time at the Natural History Museum

Sun like it hot: Philae comet probe wakes up, phones home again

ESA shifting Rosetta 'craft for better comms with lander

Are ALIENS hiding on Jupiter's Europa? Let's find out, cry NASA bods

Pic Black monolith detector ought to be in probe's package

Graphene sheaths could boost processor signal speeds by 30 per cent

Stanford boffins find yet another use for super-material

Climate change alarmism is a religious belief – it's official

Is it time for contraception yet? Is the Pope a Catholic?

Sharing Economy latest: Women's BREAST MILK is the new 'liquid GOLD' of the internet

Men quaff lady-sourced 'natural superfood' purchased online

Fess up: which one of you Galaxies made all that gas?

Square Kilometre Array testbed spots A BEEELLION SUNS' worth of hydrogen

Version 0.1 super-stars built the universe – and they lived all the way over there, boffins point

Pic Super-bright galaxy CR7 spotted by 'scopes

Philae warms up nicely, sends home second burst of data

Mission boffins say lander is getting three hours of sunlight a day

Noshing moth menaces misled into male-on-male mating

Unveiling the ultimate lepidoptera prison shower soap plan

Airbus to build 900 mini-satellites for OneWeb's orbital internet system

Getting them up there will be the next problem

PRATCHETT chats to Oz from 31,000m above Planet Earth

Pics + vids + graphs Andrew Tridgell tunes into LOHAN avionics test flight

Did climate change scare off vegan dinos for millions of years? 'Yes'

Terrifying beasties couldn't find a nice salad to chomp on

POD RACING: SpaceX will build the Hyperloop railgun tube-way – you bring the ride

Student competition launched

It's curtains for you, copper: IBM boffins push the LIGHT FANTASTIC

Use silicon photonics to continue chasing Moore's Law

Japanese female fish in sperm-producing strangeness

Researchers identify vertebrates' germ cells genetic switch

Stratosphere protects WASP's hot body, say boffins

Space 'scope spots an exo-stratosphere for the first time, warns of Titanium rain

Sun's out, guns out: Plucky Philae probot WAKES UP ... hits 'snooze'

Historic comet lander finally phones home

Innocent Spaniards roasted by experimental napalm mead

Pics Do fear The Reaper. No, really

Hold on to your hats: LOHAN'S PRATCHETT mission launch imminent

Edge Research Lab poised in Colorado for avionics test flight

Boffins, feeling around in dark for Philae, lit up by bright spot on Comet 67/P

Vid 'Impossible to be sure if it is plucky probot'

Jurassic World: All the meaty ingredients for a summer blockbuster

Film Review And the scientifically squiffy dinos don’t disappoint, either

GAZE upon our HI-RES DWARF PICS of Pluto, beams proud NASA

Photos fell off the back of a LORRI

Carbon nanotube memory tech gets great big cash dollop

Forget NAND, this here carbon tube stuff is the future, baby

POO-bomber space station 'nauts swap orbiter for rural Kazakhstan

Space aces now back on Earth after extra-long space sojourn

Moon blocks Uranus for stargazers Down Under

How to watch the lunar Moonie online

LOHAN'S PRATCHETT mission set to soar Saturday

Edge Research Lab poised for final spaceplane avionics test flight

The Martian: Matt Damon sciences the sh*t out of the red planet

Preview Andy Weir's no-hunk-left-behind book makes a good-looking movie

ISS 'nauts quit orbiter and aim for Kazakhstan splashdown

Return to Earth beckons for turd-flinging astros

Nobel bro-ffin: 'Girls in the lab fall in love with me ... then start crying'

Don't be a dim c**t, Sir Tim Hunt