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Stephen Hawking has backed an exciting £64m project that will search for alien life in space

If aliens exist it’s really likely we will find out soon, after Stephen Hawking teamed up with a super-rich Russian entrepreneur, who has pledged...

Earth temperatures soar to new records

Earth dialled up the heat last month, smashing temperature records for June and the first half of the year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

NASA releases first close-up images of Pluto and its moons from New Horizons probe

Nasa has released the first close-up images of Pluto and her moons from the #Plutoflyby mission. Almost three billion miles away and nine years on,...

Cern’s Large Hadron Collider has discovered a new type of particle

Scientists working at the world’s biggest atom-smasher say they have discovered a new kind of particle called “pentaquarks”. The existence of pentaquarks was first proposed...

The ‘leap second’ explained in numbers

Science hardly gets more technical than the “leap second”. This is when clocks will momentarily freeze to realign the Earth’s slowing rotation with our...

A planet the size of Mars has just been discovered

A planet the size of Mars has been discovered 200 light years from Earth – the equivalent of measuring a pin head as far...

A woman has been fitted with ‘the world’s most life-like’ bionic hand

A woman born without a right hand has been able to ride a bike for the first time after being fitted with an incredible...

What can we expect now Philae has woken up?

A washing-machine sized spacecraft which made history when it became the first device to land on a comet last year has woken up after...

NASA lived on volcano for eight months to simulate Mars life

Six scientists who were living under a dome on the slopes of a dormant volcano for eight months to simulate life on Mars have...

Countdown begins for mission to discover whether there is life on Jupiter’s mysterious moon Europa

The question as to whether there is life on Jupiter’s mysterious moon Europa is one step closer to being answered after Nasa announced more...

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