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The Martian goes to infinity and beyond

Want to create buzz for a space movie? Take journalists to a real Nasa lab. [TRAILER]

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Really, it’s all just psycho-babble

Psychology has long been the butt of jokes - especially from academics working in 'hard' sciences such as physics.

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Aldrin joins Mars exploration project

Buzz Aldrin, one of the first people to land on the moon, will spearhead a new institute aimed at paving a path toward Mars exploration.

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Cheetah centre’s exhibitions halted
August 26 2015 at 08:56

Three people injured by some of endangered cats in separate attacks over past three months.

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Hawking's theory on black holes
August 26 2015 at 08:56

If you fall into a black hole, you could simply pop up in another universe, says Professor Stephen Hawking.

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Experts to revisit US cave settlement
August 26 2015 at 08:55

Archaeologists will revisit a cave in remote Oregon, where the world's oldest-known footwear was unearthed decades ago.

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How the Lexus Hoverboard works
August 25 2015 at 12:42

Lexus engineer Dietmar Berger, the man behind the Hoverboard, explains what keeps it hovering.

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This is as far off-road as it gets
August 25 2015 at 13:59

This ‘selfie’ of Nasa’s Mars rover Curiosity was taken about 225 million kilometres from the nearest tar road.

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Lumia 640: full of surprises
August 25 2015 at 13:15

It may not look all that impressive at first glance but the Nokia 640 has some impressive specs.

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Ashley Madison sued for emotional distress
August 25 2015 at 12:39

Infidelity website and its parent company is facing a suit brought by a man who says the company failed to protect user data.

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Magic Circle: challenging games culture
August 25 2015 at 12:21

Game investigates the possiblities and limitations of artificial worlds as it tracks a fictional developer team.

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Tropical forests to be axed by 2050 - study
August 25 2015 at 12:08

Tropical forests covering an area nearly the size of India are set to be destroyed in the next 35 years, a study has warned.

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Breakthrough in quest for 'super' flu jab
August 25 2015 at 12:08

Scientists have developed a flu vaccine that works against more than one strain of influenza virus.

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