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open New Horizons probe reveals Ultima Thule is huge, spinning... chicken drumstick? 64
open Crystal ball gazers declare that Windows 10 has finally overtaken Windows 7 94
open An upset tummy and a sphincter-loosening blackout: Lunar spaceflight is all glamour 99
open 50 years ago: NASA blasts off the first humans to experience a lunar close encounter 123
open Scrubtastic end to 2018 as SpaceX, Blue Origin, Arianespace all opt for another day on Earth 12
open Brexit-dodging SCISYS Brits find Galileo joy in Dublin 139
open Happy Christmas! Bloodhound SSC refuelled by Yorkshire business chap 33
open Astroboffins spy a rare exoplanet evaporating before their eyes 41
open Virgin Galactic test flight reaches space for the first time, lugging NASA cargo in place of tourists 61
open Phew, galactic accident helps boffins explain dark matter riddle 55
open Hole-y ship: ISS 'nauts take a wander to crack Soyuz driller whodunnit 48
open Supernovae may explain mass extinctions of marine animals 2.6 million years ago 65
open Boffins build bugged bees bearing backpacks 23
open OSIRIS-REx space probe catches a whiff of water on asteroid Bennu 22
open China on its way to becoming the first nation to land on the far side of the Moon 39
By AK565
open Official: Voyager 2 is now an interstellar spacecraft 81
By jake
open Boffins build blazing battery bonfire 157
open Bloodhound SSC reaches the end of the road for want of £25m 63
open Galileo's magnifico measurement: 1976 redshift test updated 29
By Major N
open Falcon 9 gets its feet wet as SpaceX notch up two more launch successes 45
By JJKing
open Waiter, what's this? SpaceX delivery delayed for a day by moldy food 30
open No, you haven't gone deaf – the Large Hadron Collider has been wound down for more upgrades 44
open Three become six as new 'nauts arrive for a visit to the ISS 18
By D@v3
open FYI: NASA has sent a snatch-and-grab spacecraft to an asteroid to seize some rock and send it back to Earth 46
open Space policy boffin: Blighty can't just ctrl-C, ctrl-V plans for Galileo into its Brexit satellite 235
open Here's the list of space orgs big and small sparring to send next NASA gear to the Moon 25
open Thought black holes were donut-shaped? It turns out they're more like deadly fountains 23
open It's all a matter of time: Super-chill atomic clock could sniff gravitational waves, dark matter 58
open Pulses quicken at NASA as SpaceX gets closer to crewed launches and Russia readies the next Soyuz 32
open CubeSat buddies, like those sent to track Mars InSight landing, can be used in future missions 19
open NASA's Mars probe InSight really has Mars in sight: It beams back first pic after touchdown 65
open NASA has Mars InSight as latest lander due to arrive today 42
open Blighty: We spent £1bn on Galileo and all we got was this lousy T-shirt 266
By Orv
open In Space, Still: 20 years since Russia hurled first bit of floating astronaut hostel into orbit 57
open Big data at sea: How the Royal Navy charts the world's oceans 97
open Big Falcon Namechange for Musk's rocket: BFR becomes Starship 109
By Orv
open Busy week for ISS as Russia resumes flights and vies for parking spaces with NASA 16
open Holy moley! The amp, kelvin and kilogram will never be the same again 205
open Sorry, but NASA says Mars signal wasn't Opportunity knocking 21
open Douglas Adams was right, ish... Super-Earth world clocked orbiting 'nearby' Barnard's Star 84
open Rocket Labs mean business, Brits stick pin in Mars map, and Japan celebrates HTV-7’s dive into the atmosphere 13
By Jan 0
open Brit boffins build 'quantum compass'... say goodbye to those old GPS gizmos, possibly 142
By jake
open Thank $deity that week's over. Look, here's some trippy music generated from pixels of a Martian sunrise to play us out 13
open Third Soyuz does not explode while auditors resume poking around NASA's big rocket SLS 18
By F111F
open Here's a search engine for all you boffins and eggheads that makes it easier to learn science 5
open FYI NASA just lobbed its Parker probe around the Sun in closest flyby yet: A nerve-racking 15M miles from the surface 51
By Teawain
open Astroboffins spot one of the oldest, coolest stars in the universe lurking in the Milky Way 46
open Russia inches closer to launching a crew again while NASA waits for a delivery from Germany 15
open Has science gone too far? Now boffins dream of shining gigantic laser pointer into space to get aliens' attention 101
open Which scientist should be on the new £50 note? El Reg weighs in – and you should vote, too 275


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