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Close-up of first comet to give a ride around the sun

An ESA spacecraft nears its target, a comet the Philae lander will saddle up to for a ride around our nearest star.

By July 31, 2014

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Earth's water older than the sun, came from interstellar ice

The water in our solar system -- including up to half of Earth's supply -- has actually been here since before the birth of the sun, according to new research.

By September 25, 2014

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Smart windows create dance of light in response to wind and sun

A window installation by artist Simon Heijdens is connected to wind and sun sensors, which create a dazzling play of changing light.

By September 23, 2014

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Earth revolves around the sun? 1 in 4 Americans say nope

A National Science Foundation survey offers a sobering reflection of knowledge in today's all-knowing world. Many people really do believe the sun circles the Earth. And more than half don't know that humans evolved from animals.

By February 14, 2014

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O2 4G kicks off free Premier League goals from The Sun

Sign up to O2 4G and you can watch a flood of top-flight football on your phone thanks to the super-soaraway Sun.

By January 29, 2014

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Are we all here because of a black hole?

While we typically think of black holes as death pits from which nothing can escape, recent studies suggest black holes play a pivotal role in creating stars. Could one have created our sun?

By September 18, 2014

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Massive solar flare erupts towards Earth

An X-class solar flare -- the biggest class of solar flare -- has erupted from the sun straight towards Earth, and geomagnetic storms are on the way.

By September 11, 2014

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Solar Cooler chills beverages, makes ice with sun power

No ice, no problem. The Solar Cooler uses solar panels to keep things chill in remote places, on the beach, or when camping out.

By January 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