Science

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On Earth, this was a grim week ... your mission offers hope, Tim Peake
The British astronaut will have an enormous impact on science and technology in the UK, and his project could influence the future of humanity

John Zarnecki

18, Jun, 2016 @11:05 PM

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How Darwin’s view from his bedroom window ushered in a scientific revolution
The father of evolution tested his theory as he sat watching plants and animals from his window

Robin McKie

18, Jun, 2016 @11:05 PM

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Tim Peake comes back to Earth with a bump – Soyuz touchdown ends astronaut’s incredible journey
After 186 days orbiting the Earth, Briton returns from space

Robin McKie

18, Jun, 2016 @11:03 PM

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Earth's companion: asteroid locked in game of leapfrog with planet
Scientists have discovered a small asteroid, labelled 2016 HO3, that bounces up and down through Earth’s orbit – but it’s 38 times farther away than the moon

Alan Yuhas

18, Jun, 2016 @1:35 PM

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Tim Peake's time in space is drawing to a close, but he'll remain a star
The astronaut has been in the headlines constantly since his selection in 2009. But press campaigns and social media are only part of the reason for his success

Ian Sample Science editor

17, Jun, 2016 @5:03 PM

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To move beyond darkness of Orlando we need the light of science on gun control
Arguments about gun control devoid of meaningful data and attempts to sow division based on misrepresentation highlight failures of science and democracy that we must fix together

Michael Halpern

17, Jun, 2016 @2:00 PM

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Breakthrough in understanding the chills and thrills of musical rapture
How certain pieces of music send tingles up the spine has stumped researchers for centuries, but a recent brain scan study may have provided some clues

Ian Sample Science editor

17, Jun, 2016 @1:34 PM

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Lab notes: a great week for physics, archaeology and ... frogs
This week in science saw ripples in spacetime, the discovery of medieval cities hidden beneath Cambodia’s jungle and a new entry in the frog Kama Sutra

Tash Reith-Banks

17, Jun, 2016 @12:39 PM

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Omega block is nature's secret weapon
Weatherwatch: The mechanism that brought floods to the Ile de France and a prolonged heatwave to the American Midwest is still not fully understood

David Hambling

16, Jun, 2016 @8:30 PM

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Back to Earth with a thump: Tim Peake prepares to bid farewell to the ISS
Astronauts Chris Hadfield and Samantha Christoforetti describe the ‘wild ride’ in the Soyuz capsue and adjustments to life back on Earth that await Tim Peake

Ian Sample Science editor

16, Jun, 2016 @5:32 PM

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As a scientist, I know the immense value of collaboration. So I will vote Remain.
Anne Glover: Having seen at first hand how the European Union works, and the benefits that it delivers for science, society and our security, the choice on 23 June is clear.

Anne Glover

16, Jun, 2016 @4:03 PM

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Winners of inaugural Stephen Hawking medal announced
Composer Hans Zimmer, physicist Jim Al-Khalili and documentary Particle Fever recognised for their roles in propelling science into the public consciousness

Nicola Davis

16, Jun, 2016 @3:43 PM

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