But don't throw away those physics books just yet, m'kay?
Video Birds launched today... but ship-borne catcher's mitt misses payload fairing catch
What are the chances of that El Reg? 1 in 10 MEEELLION
German boffins design solar reactor that, er, works at night
Do we mean methane? You're darn tootin'
Long-lived robot throws 5,000 sol party. Beancounters not invited
Astro-boffinry world rocked to its very core: Shock as Andromeda found to be not much bigger than Milky Way
Everything we knew was a lie
Just kidding – vague definitions, confounding factors mean you probably shouldn't panic... yet
Geek's Guide to Britain Inside Porthcurno's world-spanning telegraphy web
Astroboffins calculate MuskMobile will only last millions of years, has decent chance of bonking Earth, Venus
NASA to take Mars meteor from London and use it for target practise ahead of 2020 mission
Campaign to move a Bombe into historic Block H
Cheer up – by 2030, we'll have flying cars, too
Pic Where's a sat-nav when you need one?
Better-than-expected performance created 'the quietest place in space'
El Reg says: Ignore the Big Red Planet lobby, get your ASCII to somewhere better
Video Falcon Heavy blasts off, 2 boosters return, 1 destroyed
Sat's battery is full and stuff thought to be broken in 2005 is working again
Women beat men to jobs due to guys' bad social skills. Whoa – you mad, fellas? Maybe these eggheads have a point...
The future is female – or at least female friendly
Video 'Mad' Mike living up to his nickname
Gravitational microlensing helps astroboffins spot planets 3.8 BEELLION light-years away
They had one job during the record eight-hour EVA ...
Galaxies merged together house the greediest voids
...and they have also found one of its first stars
Fossil find expands evidence from Cretaceous period
Bonus space news: wanna salvage a SpaceX Falcon 9?
Vanished IMAGE now found. Don't suppose anyone kept a copy of its comms code?
UNESCO to decide next year
NASA reckons it might even be able to operate 'IMAGE', thought dead since 2005
Always believe in... because you are GOLD
$30m prize will go unclaimed after repeated extensions
Inhabitable with alien lifeforms, mind you. Grab a phaser
Could be the end of the road for Opportunity, too
Replacement robot hand didn't work, so they turned it off, and yes, turned it back on again
Not a particularly left field suggestion...
Ancient DC-8 will try to figure out if biofuel’s a sick burn for contrails. NOT chemtrails, OK?
A high-energy neutrino, a powerful cosmic ray, and a gamma ray walk into a bar... Where you from, asks the bartender
Let us tell you, reply two boffins
Tariff jacks up price for overseas components
Maiden flight faces delay as Congress squabbles over budgets
Cash and trophy up for grabs
Sunday success for local launchers Rocket Labs
UKSA and CNES buddy up on climate science, Mars missions