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open Dawn of the dead: NASA space probe runs out of gas in asteroid belt after 6.4 billion-mile trip 46
open Roscosmos: An assembly error doomed our Soyuz, but we promise it won't happen again 71
open Nikola Tesla's greatest challenge: He could measure electricity but not stupidity 199
By AK565
open Transformers: Robots... at least it tries: Watch boffins' Optimus Dime rearrange on the fly 11
open Need electric propulsion for your satellite? Want a 'made in Britain' sticker? Step right this way... 21
open Sensor failure led to Soyuz launch failure, says Roscosmos 29
open Boffins have fabricated microscopic sci-fi tractor beams for real 44
open Goodnight Kepler! NASA scientists lay the exoplanet expert to rest as it runs out of fuel 36
open Watch closely as NASA deploys the world's biggest parachute at supersonic speeds 39
open Hi there, Hubble, glad to hear you're doing okay 26
open One down, two to go. Russia inches closer to putting a crew on Soyuz while celebrating 50 years since the first Return To Flight 21
open The 'roid in Spain drills mainly on the plain: Plucky Brit Mars robot laps up sun, sand and, er, simulated science 29
open Americans' broadband access is so screwed up that the answer may lie in tiny space satellites 36
open Want to roll like one of the biggest minds in physics? Prof Stephen Hawking's wheelchair is up for auction 21
By d3vy
open It's big, it's blue, and it'll be raining down on you – it's 3200 Phaethon 22
open I ship you knot: 2,400-year-old Greek trading vessel found intact at bottom of Black Sea 54
open BepiColombo launches, Russia ponders next lift-off, and 50 years since Apollo 7 got its feet wet 13
open Cosmoboffins think grav waves hold the key to sorting out the disputed Hubble Constant 33
open Hubble 'scope gyro drama: Hey, NASA, have you tried turning it off and on again? Oh, you did. And it worked? Cool 21
open Core-blimey! Riddle of Earth's mysterious center finally 'solved' by smarty seismologists 41
open It's Two Spacecraft, One Mission as BepiColombo gets ready to launch 23
By defiler
open Good news: Largest, most ancient known galaxy supercluster is spotted. Bad news: It's collapsing on itself 22
open NASA gently nudges sleeping space 'scopes Chandra, Hubble out of gyro-induced stupor 27
By strum
open NASA chief in Moscow: 'We will fly again on a Russian Soyuz rocket' 22
By Chozo
open Bloodhound Super-Sonic-Car lacks Super-Sonic-Cashflow 59
open NASA's Chandra probe suddenly becomes an EX-ray space telescope (for now, anyway) 36
open With sorry Soyuz stuffed, who's going to run NASA's space station taxi service now? 105
open Russian rocket goes BOOM again – this time with a crew on it 130
open Huge ice blades on Jupiter’s Europa will make it a right pain in the ASCII to land on 54
open Astroboffins discover when white and brown dwarfs mix, the results are rather explosive 16
By Rich 11
open Hate to burst your Hubble: Science stops as boffins scramble to diagnose gyro problem 42
By ridley
open SpaceX touches down in California as Voyager 2 spies interstellar space 75
open It's over 9,000! Boffin-baffling microquasar has power that makes the LHC look like a kid's toy 63
open 30 years ago, NASA put Challenger behind it and sent a Space Shuttle back out into the black 30
open Organic stuff, radiation, unexpected methane... Yes, we're talking about Saturn's surprising rings 12
By Crisp
open UK space comes to an 'understanding' with Australia as Brexit looms 253
open Astroboffins may have found the first exomoon lurking beyond the Solar System 43
open Hunt for Planet X finds yet another planetoid, just not the right one 38
By hplasm
open JAXA probe's lucky MASCOT plonks down on space rock Ryugu without a hitch 25
open Laser-sharp research sees three top boffins win the Nobel Prize in physics 44
open NASA's Kepler telescope is sent back to sleep as scientists preserve fuel for the next data dump 21
By I&I
open Brit startup plans fusion-powered missions to the stars 74
open Send up a satellite to zap space junk if you want Earth's orbit to be clean, say boffins 88
open New theory: The space alien origins of vital bio-blueprints for dinosaurs. And cats. And humans. And everything else 44
open TLS proxies? Nah. Truthfully Less Secure 'n' poxy, say Canadian infosec researchers 19
open Blueprint of modern construction can be found in a tech cluster... of 19th century England 27
open Bombing raids during WWII sent out shockwaves powerful enough to alter the Earth's ionosphere 84
open NASA to celebrate 55th anniversary of first Moon landing by, er, deciding how to land humans on the Moon again 85
open Good news: Sub-surface life on Mars possible, moons from big impacts. There is no bad news 24
open Fat chance: Cholesterol leads boffins to discover world's oldest animal fossil – 558m years old 35


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