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Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket blasts off

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 21:15
Wild cheering greets the launch of the maiden flight of the new rocket.

The oddities sent into space

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 19:22
A car, a golf ball, a pie... and other items items dispatched on cosmic journeys over the years.

Dinosaurs ‘too successful for their own good’

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:42
A study modelling how dinosaurs spread worldwide shows they may have been a victim of their own success.

Elon Musk's huge Falcon Heavy rocket set for launch

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:40
The entrepreneur will attempt to fly the world's most powerful rocket with his own Tesla as payload.

'Extraordinary' fossil sheds light on origins of spiders

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 16:03
A fossil preserved in amber for 100 million years is shaking up ideas about the evolution of spiders.

Plastic pollution: Scientists' plea on threat to ocean giants

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 05:01
Scientists call for monitoring of plastic pollution risks to whales, sharks and rays that strain water to feed.