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NASA reviews its astronaut screening process

ByKellyYoungNASAisreviewingitspsychologicalscreeningprocessforastronauts

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Global warming will make Earth spin faster

OFALLthepossiblewaysinwhichclimatechangecouldaffectourplanet

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Beagle 2 Mars lander still lost after all

ByMaggieMcKee(Image:NASA)(Image:Beagle2team/MikeMalin)Thefinalrestingplace–andultimatefate–ofEurope’sBeagle2Marslanderwillhavetoremainamysteryfornow:High-resolutionimagesshownotraceofitwhereitwa

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James Webb Space Telescope's shutters pass test

ByKellyYoung(Image:NASA)AnimportantcomponentoftheJamesWebbSpaceTelescope

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Space mission could detect hundreds of exiled planets

ByDavidShigaAproposedspacemissioncouldfindhundredsoffree-floating

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Pit stops in space to fuel future craft

INAweekwhenBoeinglaunchedanexperimentalspacecraftdesignedtorefuelanorbitingsistership

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Rocket-plane could sniff out Martian methane

ByDavidShigaArocket-poweredplanemayofferthebestchanceoffindingthemysterioussourceofMars’smethane

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World's only space dust detector binned

ByMaggieMcKeeTheonlyexperimentdesignedtosurveyandtracetheoriginofspacedebristootinytobetrackedbyradarhasbeencancelled.Ironically

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A wee drink for thirsty astronauts

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Moons reveal their makeover secret

SANDBLASTINGisthekeytoasparklingcomplexion–atleastforSaturn’smoons.AstronomersfirstobservedSaturn’smoonsindetailin2005usingtheHubbleSpaceTelescope

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Private rocket to attempt second launch

ByKellyYoung(Image:SpaceX)SpaceX

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Astronauts prepare for record-setting spacewalk

ByKellyYoung(Image:NASA)(Image:NASA)TworesidentsoftheInternationalSpaceStation(ISS)willventureoutsidetheirhomeonThursdaytotrytojamastuckantennaonadockedcargoshipbackintoplace.Thespacewalk–whichwil

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Time to embrace our odd place in the cosmos, inside a huge void?

TonyRowell/Corbis/GettyCosmologistsnormallyassumeweliveinaprettyaveragepartoftheuniverse

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Underground pipes channelled water on Mars

ByKellyYoung(Image:Science)(Image:Science)WatermayhaveonceflowedseveralkilometresbeneaththesurfaceofMarsinundergroundpiping

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Dazzling new images reveal the 'impossible' on the Sun

ByHazelMuir(Image:HinodeJAXA/NASA)(Image:HinodeJAXA/NASA)(Image:JAXA/NASA/SAO)TherestlessbubblingandfrothingoftheSun’schaoticsurfaceisastonishingastronomerswhohavebeentreatedtodetailednewimagesf

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Mars probe snaps dramatic new images of gullies

ByDavidShiga(Image:NASA/JPL/UniversityofArizona)(Image:NASA/JPL/UniversityofArizona)Dramaticnewimagesofgulliesanddried-upstreambedsbolsterevidencethatwateroncegushedacrossthesurfaceofMars.Theimage

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NASA revives 50-year-old idea to recycle space stations in orbit

NanoRacksByLeahCraneAlong-dormantplanforaspacestationbuiltinspacefromrecycledpartsmaybegettingnewlegs.NASAhassignedanestimated$10millioncontracttostudythepossibilityofturningusedrocketstagesintofuncti

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Did a giant impact create the two faces of Mars?

ByDavidShiga

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Political infighting threatens Europe's satnav plans

ByPaulMarksPoliticalinfightingisunderminingtheEuropeanUnion’sbiggesteverjointtechnologyprogramme:theGalileosatellitenavigationnetwork.By2011

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Turning point: The angel that flew to the Moon

ByEdBelbrunoWhenIwasabout5yearsoldIaskedmymother“What’sanastronaut?”“Don’tworry

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Rocket explosion creates dangerous space junk

ByKellyYoungJustoveramonthafteraChinesesatellitewasintentionallysmashedintobitsinatestofanti-satellitetechnology

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New particle accelerator could rule out string theory

ByDavidShigaStringtheorycouldberuledoutbyexperimentsattheLargeHadronCollider(LHC)

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First mission to the moon: The real lesson

BruceDale/NationalGeographic/GettyByDougMillardHERE’Satrickyexamquestion:“FrankBormanreporting‘Lighton.Ignition

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New report highlights threats to space station

ByNewScientistSpaceandReuters(Image:NASA)Spacedebris

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Soap suds and cosmic secrets

ByJenniferOuelletteThefateofthecosmoscouldlieinyourbathtub.Orperhapsinyourkitchensink.Atleastthat’stheviewofJosephSamuelandSupurnaSinha

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Science funding stays flat in NASA budget

ByDavidShiga(Image:NASA)NASA’sproposed2008budgetdoesnotreverselastyear’scutstoscience

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Damage from hailstorm delays shuttle launch

ByKellyYoung(Image:KSC/NASA)ThespaceshuttleAtlantis’splannedMarchlaunchhasbeendelayedtolateAprilsotechnicianscanrepairextensivedamagetofoaminsulationonitsfueltankcausedbygolf-ball-sizedhail.Therear

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How the Red Planet got two faces

AGIANTasteroidthatstruckMarsaglancingblowcouldexplainwhytheplanetislop-sided.Mars’snorthernhemisphereismuchflatterandmorelow-lyingthanthesouthernhemisphere.Thedifferenceinaverageelevationbetweenthetwo

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Astronauts set records on third spacewalk

ByNewScientistSpaceandReuters(Image:NASATV)TwoastronautstookawalkinspacefromtheInternationalSpaceStationonThursdaytopackupblanketsandcoversnolongerneededtokeepgearwarm.Itwasthethirdspacewalkinnineda

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Has Galileo lost its way?

PoliticalinfightingisunderminingtheEuropeanUnion’sGalileosatellitenavigationnetwork.Thepositioningsystemwasduetobeupandrunningby2011

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Movies map global greenhouse gas movement

ByFredPearceIt’snotexactlyanOscar-winningshow

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Is dark energy an illusion?

ByDavidShiga

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Australian astronomers expect Martian invasion

Australia’sastronomersareexpectinganinvasionfromMars.Inapoll,

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Equinox challenge to Newton's law

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The Higgs bang: The particle that blew up the universe

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Even in space, running a marathon is an uphill battle

ByKellyYoungandPhilMcKenna(Image:NASA)SunitaWilliamsmaynothavetofacetheBostonMarathon’sdreadedHeartbreakHill

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Hail damages space shuttle fuel tank

ByKellyYoungandReuters(Image:NASA/KSC)(Image:NASA/KSC)HaildamagedthefueltankofthespaceshuttleAtlantisonMonday.NASAmanagersaremeetingatFlorida’sKennedySpaceCenter(KSC)onTuesdaytodetermineifthedamag

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Passing probe to study 'crop circles' on Europa

ByKellyYoung(Image:APL/NASA)WhenNASA’sNewHorizonsspaceprobemakesitsclosestapproachofJupiterat0543GMT(0043EST)onWednesday

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Martian dust may be hazardous to your health

ByJeffHechtDustonMarsmaybemorethananuisancetofutureastronauts.Laboratoryexperimentssuggestthedustparticlesmayhavesurfacesmorehighlyreactive–andthusmoredangerous–thanquartzgrainsthatareblamedforlungdis

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Cassini snaps Saturn from a dizzying height

ByKellyYoung(Image:NASA/JPL/SpaceScienceInstitute)(Image:NASA/JPL/SpaceScienceInstitute)(Image:NASA/JPL/SpaceScienceInstitute)SaturnanditsgoldenringsappearindizzyingnewimagestakenbytheCassinispa

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Earth's magnetic core revealed in the lab

SECRETSlockedinEarth’scorecouldsoonberevealedbyamodelthatrecreatesourplanet’smagneticfieldinthelab.ThemagneticfieldsofplanetslikeEartharethoughttobeproducedbyturbulentmoltenmetalintheircores.Forthefir

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Space station's hull to heave with spare parts

ByKellyYoung(Image:NASA)TheoutsideoftheInternationalSpaceStationmaysoonlooklikedad’sclutteredgarage

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Titan's largest lake rivals Earth's Caspian Sea

ByDavidShiga(Image:NASA/JPL/SpaceScienceInstitute)(Image:NASA/JPL)AlakethesizeoftheCaspianSeamayhavebeenspottedonSaturn’sfrigidmoon

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Fifth space tourist set to blast off

ByKellyYoung(Image:SpaceAdventures)Microsoft’sformerchiefarchitectCharlesSimonyiispreparingtobecomethefifthprivatecitizentotakeatriptotheInternationalSpaceStationaboardaRussianSoyuzrocketonSaturda

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Back-up satellite to secure Galileo navigation system

ByNewScientistTechandAFPThefrequenciesallottedtotheGalileosatellitenavigationsystemwillbesafeguardedunderadealannouncedbytheEuropeanSpaceAgency(ESA)onMonday.SurreySatelliteTechnology(SST)intheUKwasawa

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Surging groundwater solves Martian 'evaporite' mystery

ByMaggieMcKeeUpwellinggroundwaterisresponsiblefortheabundantevaporitedepositsatMars’sMeridianiPlanum

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Astronaut held in jail for attempted murder

ByNewScientistSpaceandReuters(Image:AP/OrangeCountySheriff'sDepartment)(Image:NASA)(Image:NASA)PolicefiledattemptedmurderchargesagainstaUSastronautaccusedoftryingtokidnapawomansheconsideredariva

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Life may lie deep below Martian surface

ByMaggieMcKee(Image:ESA/DLR/FUBerlin/GNeukum)Futuremissionsmayhavetodrillnearly10metresbelowthesurfaceofMarstofindanylifethere

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No such thing as a constant constant?

RICHARDFEYNMANcalledthefinestructureconstant

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Chinese satellite beats distance record for quantum entanglement

JinLiwangXinhua/eyevineByAnilAnanthaswamyLessthanayearaftertheylaunchedtheworld’sonlyquantumcommunicationssatellite

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'Inspector Gadget' to star in space tether test

ByMaggieMcKee(Image:TethersUnlimitedInc)Athermos-flask-sizedsatellitethatwillrideupanddowna1-kilometre-longtetherinspace

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