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open I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Winking red supergiants sneezing hot gas 650 light years away 22
open America's largest radio telescope blind after falling cable slashes 100-foot gash in reflector dish 57
open Rocket Lab to bounce back from July's orbital fail with bulging payloads and parachuting Electrons 8
By Getmo
open Why so salty, Ceres? Is it on account of your underground oceans and cryovolcanism? 7
open NASA to stop using names like 'Eskimo Nebula' and 're-examine' what it calls cosmic objects 178
open The sun is shining, the birds are singing. You can shut the curtains and tour The National Museum of Computing in VR 10
By itzumee
open Q: What’s big, red and pulses UV light into the cosmos three times a night? A: Mars 24
open Geneticists throw hands in the air, change gene naming rules to finally stop Microsoft Excel eating their data 272
By Mark 65
open The results are in: Science says the Solar System's magnetic heliosphere looks like a deflated croissant 42
By Tom 7
open Austria astroboffins shed a little light on how we might track orbital junk hurtling at spacecraft during daytime 3
open What a good eye-dea: Battery-less, grain-of-sand-sized 2.4GHz transmitter to help save your eyesight 25
By hoola
open I've seen things you people wouldn't believe – because we used astrometry: A Saturn-like world hugging its star 4
open Aviation regulator outlines fixes that will get the 737 MAX flying again 113
By Stork
open Virgin Galactic pals up with Rolls-Royce to work on Mach 3 Concorde-style private jet that can carry up to 19 people 92
By AK565
open Voyager 1 cracks yet another barrier: Now 150 Astronomical Units from Sol 82
By ridley
open And it's off! NASA launches nuke-powered, laser-shooting, tank Perseverance to Mars to search for signs of life 48
open Boeing confirms it will finish building 747s in 2022, when last freighter flies off the production line 57
By jtaylor
open 911, I wanna report a robbery. Hundreds of thousands of stars stolen from a cluster. I think it was the Milky Way 15
open Once considered lost, ESA and NASA's SOHO came back from the brink of death to work even better than it did before 43
By tfb
open Virgin Galactic reveals giant mirror feature in cabin design for Beardy Branson's space bus 43
open What goes up, Musk come down... and up and down and up and down: NASA details followup Dragon pod trips to orbiting station 7
open Astroboffins map engine of a solar flare: Magnetic mega-fields and Earth-dwarfing blankets of electric current 8
By G.Y.
open Eye see you're having surgery: Origami inspires tiny, super-accurate robot surgeon 13
open If you think you've got problems, pal, spare a thought for these boffins baffled by 'oddball' meteorites 27
open USA seeks Moon and Mars nuke power plant designs ready to fly in 2027 103
open We're not all about rockets, says NASA: Balloon tech is good enough for economical star scanning 28
open Mysterious supernova is blasting far-flung galaxy with flashes of UV light – and astroboffins don't know why 16
By Rol
open Fresh astro-underwear, anyone? Orbital shenanigans as Progress freighter has last-minute ISS docking wobble 18
open Russia tested satellite-to-satellite shooter, say UK and USA 65
open Visa fraud charges: Uncle Sam accuses four Chinese eggheads of covering up their true ties to China's military 22
open China successfully launches Mars probe that packs an orbiter, lander, rover 31
open 'First ever' snap emerges of something vaguely resembling our solar system 300 ly away. We'll take 10 tickets 32
open SpaceX pulls off an incredible catch, netting both halves of its Falcon fairing as they fell Earthwards after latest launch 38
open Mexican cave relics suggest humans were populating the Americas up to 17,000 years earlier than thought 20
open We've heard of littering but this is ridiculous: Asteroid dumps up to 50 quadrillion kg of space dirt on Earth, Moon 22
open The volcanoes on Venus aren't dead, say astroboffins, they're merely resting, pining for the planet's lava fjords 13
open SpaceX to return NASA 'nauts to Earth with a splash 15
By Psmo
open United Arab Emirates’ Mars probe successfully launched and phones home 7
open Black hole destroys corona 130
open US military whips out credit card for unmanned low-Earth-orbit outpost prototype (aka a repurposed ISS cargo pod) 16
By Glen 1
open When Apollo met Soyuz: 45 years ago, Americans and Russians played together nicely... IN SPAAAAACE 21
By DiViDeD
open NASA delays James Webb Space Telescope launch date by at least seven months 45
By maffski
open Anyone for a round of Ging Gang Goolie? Solar Orbiter probe snaps little 'campfires' flickering on Sun's surface 10
open Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a charred white dwarf star blasted across our galaxy by an ancient semi-supernova 19
open Trump U-turns on foreign student crackdown: F-1, M-1 visa holders allowed to study online mid-pandemic in the US 24
open Double helping of delays for SpaceX as Starlink, ANASIS-II missions cling to terra firma 3
open Japanese probe to land asteroid rock sample in Australia on December 6th 19
open The world's nonsense keeping you awake in middle of the night? Good news. Go outside and see this two-tail comet 28
open Spotted the ISS in the sky yet? How about pulling out some spare kit and giving it a listen? 29
By ThatOne
open If the Solar System's 'Planet Nine' is actually a small black hole, here's how we could detect it... wait, what? 109
By adam 40

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