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NASA lights humongous rocket that goes nowhere ... until 2019

Vid Third Space Launch System engine controller declared a success

Astroboffins discover that half of the Milky Way's matter comes from other galaxies

'We could consider ourselves space travelers or extragalactic immigrants'

Amazing new algorithm makes fusion power slightly less incredibly inefficient

Analysis Cool, er, stuff but no breakthrough (yet)

Science sugar daddy extends data-sharing policy to software

Wellcome Trust wants boffins to share

Cassini captures pieces of Saturn’s rings

We can’t bring ‘em home, but we should be able to figure out what they’re made of

Apollo center fundraiser: That's one small check from man, one giant leap for our peace of mind

Everyone else did the 'Houston, we have a problem' headline

FUKE NEWS: Robot snaps inside drowned Fukushima nuke plant

Pics No mutant lizards. Possible spilled fuel found inside reactor container

Reg reader turns Geek's Guides to Britain into Geek's Map of Britain

Too lazy to plug GPS co-ords into satnav? Fear not, gypsythief has saved you

China's 'future-proof' crypto: We talk to firm behind crazy quantum key distribution network

Should we believe the hype? And why drop so much $$?

NASA whistles up electron noise from the Van Allen belt

Sure, Goddard boffins could just analyse the signals, but why not listen to them too?

Russia launches non-TERRIFYING satellite that focuses Sun's solar rays onto Earth

Mayak bird so bright it may outshine Venus, Jupiter

Google unleashes 20m lab-created blood-thirsty freaks on a city. And this is a good thing, it says

Infected sterile males will help kill off the population

DARPA's robot sat-fixing program survives sueball strike

Aerospace firm says there's no market for this stuff, wants to build it anyway

Physicists send supersonic shock waves rippling through a lab

High-Mach number, magnetized collisionless shocks reproduced

Eggheads identify the last animal that will survive on Earth until the Sun dies

Amazingly, it's not Keith Richards

Luxembourg passes first EU space mining law. One can possess the Spice

Paves way for thousands of sci-fi novel prologues to come true

ESA trying to 'bake, rattle and roll' gravity wave space probe

LISA Pathfinder's watch is over, but busting it can teach us to handle future, nastier, missions

Juno beams back first closeups of Jupiter's unsightly red acne

Shrinking spot looks like the Eye of Sauron

NASA flies plane through Earthly shadow of Kuiper Belt object

2014 MU69 is New Horizons' next stop and this is a way to get an early look

Astroboffins spot tiniest star yet – we guess you could call it... small fry

Little blighter is about the size of our system's Saturn

Japan joins quantum space race with microsatellite demo

SOCRATES shows off space-to-ground entanglement

Just in time for summer boozing: Boffins smash world record for the most perfect ice cubes

It's Pimms O' Clock somewhere in the world right now

LHC finds a new and very charming particle: the Xicc++ baryon

Four times as massive as a proton, a way to check out the strong nuclear force

Semiconductor-laced bunny eyedrops appear to nuke infections

Quantum dots show promise for fighting bacterial keratitis

Astronomers fire up AI algorithms to hunt Milky Way's hot Jupiters

Sixty rare possible candidates eyed from NASA's Kepler probe

While USA is distracted by its President's antics, China is busy breaking another fusion record

Tweet a GIF about that, Donald

'Vicious' neutron star caught collecting dustbunnies

Geminga! Yet another of astronomy's classic pranks...

Boffins with frickin' laser beams chase universe's mysterious trihydrogen

Can science crack the cosmos's inexplicable yet bountiful ion? We think it can

RED ALERT! High-speed alien fugitives are invading our Milky Way

Turbo-charged solar runaways escape home galaxies, scream through our cosmic backwater

Boffins' five eyes surprise: Bees correct colour for ambient light

Three eyes look at the sky

MH370 researchers refine their prediction of the place nobody looked

April drift test analysis updated

Extreme trainspotting on Britain's highest (and windiest) railway

Geek's Guide to Britain Tibet? Pah! A £20m ride puts the Highlands at your feet

SpaceX halts Intelsat 35e launch twice in a row

Rocket and payload just fine, try again tomorrow

Constant work makes the kilo walk the Planck

Massive news

NASA: Bring on the asteroid, so we can chuck a fridge at it

Putting Bruce Willis out of work

China pollutes ocean with bloody big rocket

Long March, short flight

Sailor Moon? More like sail to the Moon: Japan vows to set foot on lunar soil by 2030

All part of the wider plan to visit the dusty wasteland of Mars

Shock: NASA denies secret child sex slave cannibal colony on Mars

No humans on Red Planet, straight-faced officials have the audacity to claim

Did you know? Today is International Asteroid Day! Wouldn't it be amazing if one were to...

Tune into space boffins' 24-hour telethon celebration

NASA tells Curiosity: Quit showing off, no 'wheelies' please

Software update adds traction control to protect rover's wheels

Talk about cutting-edge technology! Boffins fire world's sharpest laser

Stable for up to 10x the distance from Earth to Moon

Astroboffins dig into the weird backwards orbit of the Bee-Zed asteroid

Tiny body moves similar to Jupiter – but travels in the opposite direction

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