Science

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Lisa French obituary
Archaeologist involved all her life with Mycenae and an authority on the ancient Greek culture’s terracotta figurines

Susan Sherratt

22, Jul, 2021 @11:12 AM

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Plantwatch: beauty can grow from unpromising ground
The discovery of the rare maiden pink at an electricity substation shows how nature can flourish in unlikely spots

Paul Simons

21, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Why does Jeff Bezos’s rocket look like that? An inquiry
Experts weigh in on the ‘anthropomorphic’ design of New Shepard, the Amazon CEO’s Blue Origin rocket

Matthew Cantor

21, Jul, 2021 @1:11 AM

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Enormous balloon could help astronomers get clear view of space
SuperBIT project will suspend telescope under balloon the size of a football stadium 25 miles above surface of Earth

Alex Hern

20, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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‘Part-time adventurers’: amateur fossil hunters get record haul in Cotswolds
More than 1,000 scientifically significant specimens taken from former quarry after discovery

Miranda Bryant

20, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Wally Funk fulfills lifelong dream to go to space with Blue Origin flight
The 82-year-old became the oldest person to go to space, six decades after being denied by the US government

Adam Gabbatt

20, Jul, 2021 @6:02 PM

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Bezos blasted for traveling to space while Amazon workers toil on planet Earth
Space-obsessed billionaires come under fire with the Amazon founder declaring the critics ‘largely right’

Adam Gabbatt

20, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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How the billionaire space race could be one giant leap for pollution
One rocket launch produces up to 300 tons of carbon dioxide into the upper atmosphere where it can remain for years

Katharine Gammon

19, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Starwatch: another moon cruise past Jupiter and Saturn
Low in the south, the planets are slowly moving apart following December’s great conjunction

Stuart Clark

19, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Secrets and pies: the battle to get lab-grown meat on the menu
Sustainable alternatives to livestock farming are being held back by patents, a reluctance to share research and lack of government support

Jack McGovan

18, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Martin Turpin: ‘Bullshitting is human nature in its honest and naked form’
The cognitive scientist explains the link between intelligence and telling fibs – and why lying is such a common form of communication in fields from art to politics

Ian Tucker

17, Jul, 2021 @4:00 PM

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UK ‘very interested’ in hosting US Space Force radar station
RAF chief says system to track objects up to 22,000 miles from Earth is ‘incredibly important’

Mattha Busby

17, Jul, 2021 @3:05 PM

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