Space

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Scientists simulate ‘baby’ wormhole without rupturing space and time
Theoretical achievement hailed, though sending people through a physical wormhole remains in the realms of science fiction

Staff and agencies

01, Dec, 2022 @3:34 AM

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Researchers discover two new minerals on meteorite grounded in Somalia
‘Phenomenal’ finds are named elaliite and elkinstantonite, and Canadian scientists are analysing third mineral

Oliver Holmes

29, Nov, 2022 @1:22 PM

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‘Life no longer as we know it’: war in space would have devastating effects, military expert says
Attacks on satellites could take out GPS systems, banking systems, power grids, and affect military operations, panel at space conference says

Tory Shepherd

28, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Readers reply: will we ever set up an outpost on another planet?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

27, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Paralympic athlete from UK in latest intake of ESA astronauts
John McFall, 41, becomes first astronaut with physical disability to be recruited by European space agency

Ian Sample Science editor

23, Nov, 2022 @4:22 PM

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Starwatch: Jupiter and Saturn form a guard of honour for ancient Aquarius
The venerable constellation, first recorded by the Babylonians, will be framed by the two planets in the south

Stuart Clark

21, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Will we ever set up an outpost on another planet?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

20, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Astronauts to live and work on the moon by 2030, Nasa official says
Head of Orion lunar programme says Artemis 1 mission is ‘first step to long-term deep-space exploration’

Ian Sample Science editor

20, Nov, 2022 @1:41 PM

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From Apollo to Artemis: 50 years on, is it time to go back to the moon?
Last week’s Nasa launch is the first in a flurry of successors to the Apollo programme, reopening the debate on the value of sending humans into space

Robin McKie Observer science editor

20, Nov, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Meteorite that landed in Cotswolds may solve mystery of Earth’s water
Rock that crashed into family’s driveway provides compelling evidence water arrived on asteroids

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

16, Nov, 2022 @7:19 PM

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Nasa’s Artemis 1, most powerful rocket in history, blasts off to moon
Successful launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida follows scuppered attempts in August and September

Richard Luscombe in Miami

16, Nov, 2022 @12:04 PM

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Nasa Artemis 1 launch: rocket lifts off on moon mission – as it happened
Rocket blasts off from Cape Canaveral in Florida, on its way to send its Orion capsule on a 25-day crewless test flight around the moon and back

Samantha Lock

16, Nov, 2022 @7:37 AM

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