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Could lasers zap away dangerous asteroids?

ByKellyYoungSpacelasersthatzapawayrogueasteroidssoundlikethepremisefora1980svideogame.Butresearcherssaythetechniquecouldonedaybeusedtodetect–anddeflect–asteroidsfoundtobebarrellingtowardsEarth.Previou

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Keep Earth cool with Moon dust

ByDesperatetimescallfordesperatemeasures.WhynottackleglobalwarmingwithagiantdustcloudpositionedinspacetoblockouttheSun?TheSunshield–madefromdustminedfromtheMoon–isthebrainchildofCurtisStruckatIowaSta

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Hydrocarbon glaciers and seas may dot Titan's poles

ByDavidShiga

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US astronaut Lisa Nowak: a short biography

ByNewScientistSpaceandReuters(Image:CanadianSpaceAgency)USastronautLisaNowakfacesachargeofattemptedmurderinFloridaforassaultingawomansheconsideredarivalfortheaffectionsoffellowastronautBillOefelein.

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Bizarre hexagon circles Saturn's north pole

ByMaggieMcKee(Image:NASA/JPL/UArizona)(Image:NASA/JPL/UArizona)(Image:NASA/JPL/SpaceScienceInstitute)Adeep

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Inside inflation: after the big bang

(Image:KeystoneUSA-ZUMA/RexFeatures)ByPeterColesMASSACHUSETTS

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Outside of time: The quantum gravity computer

ByMichaelBrooksANEWcomputerisalwayswelcome

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Phoenix Mars lander survives cancellation review

ByKellyYoungThePhoenixlander

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The universe is a string-net liquid

ByZeeyaMerali(Image:ElmarLackner/Mindat)In1998

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Star's odd double explosion hints at antimatter trigger

ByDavidShiga(Image:MGaneshalingam/AFilippenko/WLi/UCBerkeley/KAIT/LickObs)Astarthatsurvivedamassiveexplosion–onlytobedestroyedinasecondblastjusttwoyearslater–haspiquedthecuriosityofastronomers.Its

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Uncrewed space plane passes first key test

ByStuartClarkItalianengineersarethrilledwiththesuccessfulfirstflightoftheirunmannedspacevehicle(USV)programme–despitethetestvehicleendingupinthreepieces

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Crumb-free bread will mean ISS astronauts can now bake in space

NASABySandrineCeurstemontAstronautscouldsoonbewakinguptothesmelloffreshlybakedbread.AnewdoughmixtureandovenspeciallydesignedforuseontheInternationalSpaceStationwillbetestedduringamissionnextyear.Ready

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Rocket explosion engulfs pad in flames

ByNewScientistSpaceandReutersAcommunicationssatellitewasdestroyedonTuesdaywhenitsboosterrocketexplodedinafireballduringalaunchattemptfromaconvertedoilriginthePacificOcean.Theexplosionenvelopedtherigin

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Mistaken brown dwarf is actually two planets orbiting each other

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Fastest spinning star may have exotic heart

ByDavidShigaAdensestellarcorpsecalledaneutronstarhasbeenfoundspinningatanastonishing1122rotationspersecond–1.5timesfasterthananyotherstar.Ifconfirmed

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Winds postpone launch of aurora mission

ByDavidShigaandMaggieMcKeeThelaunchoffivesatellitesdesignedtodeterminewhattriggersmagnetic‘substorms’onEarthwascancelledonFridayduetostrongwindsintheupperatmosphere.Lift-offwillbereattemptedonSaturday

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Higgs boson: Glimpses of the God particle

ByAnilAnanthaswamyIftheblipsinthedebrisoftheTevatronparticlesmasherreallyaresignsoftheHiggsbosonthenit’snotwhatweexpected.Itmightmeanthatit’stimetoreplacethestandardmodelwithamorecomplexpictureoftheun

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Saturn moon's mysterious heat traced to early 'fever'

ByDavidShiga

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Comet chaser Rosetta skims around Mars

ByNewScientistandReuters(Image:ESA)(Image:ESA)TheEuropeanSpaceAgency’sRosettaprobeswoopedaroundbehindMarsearlyonSunday

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Superconductors inspire quantum test for dark energy

ByZeeyaMeraliDARKenergyissobefuddlingthatit’scausingsomephysiciststodotheirsciencebackwards.“Usuallyyouproposeyourtheoryandthenworkoutanexperimenttotestit

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Rare crater may have been spotted on Titan

ByKellyYoung(Image:NASA/JPL)TheCassinispacecraftmayhavespiedanothercrateronSaturn’smoonTitan

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Did space storm cause surprise GPS disruption?

ByNewScientistTechandReutersSolareruptionsthatoccurredattheendof2006causedunexpectedlyseveredisruptiontotheGPS(GlobalPositioningSystem)satellitenavigationnetwork

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Art of darkness is in the voids

Cosmologistshopingtodecipherdarkmatterneedtoreadbetweenthegalacticlines.Mappingthewhereaboutsofdarkmatterbyobservingchangesinthedistributionofgalaxiesinclustershasprovedverydifficult.Soratherthanexami

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Budget private rocket finally reaches space

ByNewScientistSpaceandReutersAbudgetrocketdevelopedbyElonMusk

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Solar 'superflare' shredded Earth's ozone

ByKellyYoung(Image:SolarandHeliosphericObservatory)Thelargestsolarflareinthelast500yearsmayhaveshreddedEarth’sozonelayertoagreaterextentthanhuman-madechemicalshaveinrecentdecades

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Hubble's glory dims for now

NASA’sHubbleSpaceTelescopehasonceagaincloseditsamazingeye.Thistime

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State of the Universe 2007, edited by Martin Ratcliffe

ByJustinMullinsATChristmasasachildIoftenreceivedanannual

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Supersonic bullets shoot through the Orion Nebula

ByDavidShiga(Image:GeminiObservatory)Bullet-likeclumpsofgashurtlethroughtheOrionstellarnurseryatsupersonicspeedinanewimagefromtheGeminiNorthobservatory.Theunusualstructuresarerevealedinunprecedent

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Pluto probe snaps close-ups of Jupiter and its moons

ByKellyYoung(Image:NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI)(Image:NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI)(Image:NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI)(Image:NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI)TheNewHorizonsspacecrafthasreturnedahandfulofclose-uppicturesofJupiterandsomeofitsmo

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Eclipse leaves sky gazers over the Moon

ByHazelMuir(Image:Reuters)(Image:ChrisNorth)MillionsofpeoplearoundtheworldweretreatedtoaspectacularlunareclipseonSaturday

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First sign of water found on an alien world

ByDavidShigaWaterhasbeendetectedintheatmosphereofanalienworldforthefirsttime

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Sun sends bumpy asteroids into a spin

ASTEROIDSgetarealkickfromsunbathing.Theirregularshapeofthesespacerocksmeansthatasinfraredlightfromthesunbouncesoffthem

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Dust blamed for warming on Mars

ByDavidLChandler(Image:NASA/JPL/MSSS)ScientistshavebeenpuzzlingoverthecauseofdramaticglobalwarmingonMars

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Review: Sunshine, directed by Danny Boyle

ByMarcusChownITIS2057.Thesun’snuclearfiresareburningout

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Superconductors inspire quantum test for dark energy

ByZeeyaMerali

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Computer sleuths try to crack Pioneer anomaly

ByStuartClark(Image:NASA/ARC)ScientistsandengineersremainoncourseintheireffortstodeterminewhatcausedthetwinPioneerspacecrafttoapparentlydriftoffcoursebyhundredsofthousandsofkilometresduringtheirth

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Earth's magnetic field grew strong at a young age

ByAmandaGefter(Image:NASA)GeophysicistshaveprobeddeepintoEarth’schildhoodandrecordedtheearliestmeasurementyetofthemagneticfieldthatprotectstheplanetfromdevastationbythesolarwind.Thefindingprovidesnew

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New universes will be born from ours

ByDavidShigaWhatgruesomefateawaitsouruniverse?Somephysicistshavearguedthatitisdoomedtoberippedapartbyrunawaydarkenergy

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Advancing solar blasts filmed for first time

ByDavidShiga(Image:NASA/NRL)AvideoshowinganexplosionofsolarplasmaadvancingfromtheSuntotheEarth’sorbithasbeencapturedforthefirsttime

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Ailing Mars camera is stable – for now

ByDavidShiga

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Next space shuttle launch targeted for mid-May

ByNewScientistSpaceandReuters(Image:NASA/JackPfaller)RepairingdamagetoaspaceshuttlefueltankfromafreakhailstormprobablywillpushthenextlaunchoftheshuttleAtlantisfromApriltomid-May

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Dismembered galaxy has 'last hurrah' of star birth

ByDavidShiga(Image:NASA/ESA/Jean-PaulKneib/Laboratoired'AstrophysiquedeMarseille)AgalaxyintheprocessofbeingdismemberedhasbeenimagedbytheHubbleSpaceTelescope.Theunfortunatevictimishavingitsstarsandgas

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Pluto-bound probe suffers temporary brain freeze

ByDavidShigaAmemoryproblemtemporarilycutoffcommunicationwiththePluto-boundNewHorizonsspacecraftrecently

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Astronomers call for repair of Hubble's main camera

ByJeffHechtAstronautsshouldtrytorepairthemaincameraontheHubbleSpaceTelescopeintheshuttleservicingmissionsetfornextyear

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Three new types of object found in Milky Way

ByStephenBattersby(Image:HESSteam)Threenewtypesofobjecthavebeendiscoveredinourgalaxy:hugegamma-rayclouds

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Science fiction movie review: Sunshine

ByRowanHooperandZeeyaMerali(Image:FoxSearchlightPictures)(Image:FoxSearchlightPictures)(Image:FoxSearchlightPictures)Itis2057

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A-list space probe unveiled at Cannes

EXPERIMENTSthatmeasurethecosmicmicrowavebackground

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First maps made of nighttime clouds on Mars

ByKellyYoung(Image:RWilson)NighttimecloudsofwatericehavebeenmappedonMarsforthefirsttime

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NASA loosens leash on Mars rovers

ByDavidShigaNASA’sMarsroverOpportunitywasrecentlygivenfreereintoexploreitssurroundingsduringatestofsoftwaredesignedtoincreaseitsautonomy.Thenewsoftwareshouldallowbothitanditstwin

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Spacecraft may surf the solar system on magnetic fields

ByStephenBattersbyFuturespacecraftmaysurfthemagneticfieldsofEarthandotherplanets

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Saturn moon 'sandblasts' its neighbours white

ByDavidShiga(Image:NASA/JPL/SpaceScienceInstitute)ParticlesspewedfromSaturn’smoonEnceladusaresandblastingneighbouringmoons

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