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All the Doctors from 'Doctor Who' in one face composite

Get ready for the "Doctor Who" 50th anniversary celebration by mooshing all of the doctors into one super-Doctor.

By November 18, 2013

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How the Hubble telescope captures the colour out of space

The Hubble can only take images in black and white. Does this mean its gorgeous full-colour photos are "fake"? Well, actually... no.

By September 8, 2014

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Send your tweets to space with NASA's Asteroid Time Capsule

As part of the OSIRIS-REx mission to the asteroid Bennu, NASA will be including tweets and Instagram photos from the public as part of a space time capsule.

By September 3, 2014

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Landing on a comet is hard: Rosetta searches for the sweet spot

The Rosetta mission has narrowed down the selection of possible landing sites to just five candidates, but it's going to be tricky to touch down.

By August 26, 2014

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Sparkling Swarovski headpiece changes colour with brain activity

High-tech couturier Lauren Bowker has designed a stunning headdress imbued with a chemical compound that changes colour in response to brain activity.

By August 4, 2014

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'Curtain of fire' blasts from one of Jupiter's moons

At the best of times, Jupiter's moon Io is a turbulent, torturous place. But last August, scientists say things really heated up.

By August 5, 2014

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NASA's Mars 2020 rover will make oxygen, peek underground

NASA announces the payload for its next Mars rover and it's set to be even more sophisticated than the highly successful Curiosity mission.

By August 1, 2014

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Gaia satellite begins 3D-mapping the galaxy

​The largest digital camera ever sent into space is beginning its quest to map the Milky Way, surveying a billion stars with nearly a billion pixels.

By July 29, 2014

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How to photograph the supermoon

Here are some tips to take photos of the upcoming supermoons in all their glory.

By July 10, 2014

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'Data bells' make music from climate change

This weekend sees the debut of "Climate Ringing," a sonic representation of rising temperatures over the last century, played on bronze bells and derived from NASA data.

By June 26, 2014