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Living on Mars - without leaving Earth

A team of researchers have been living in a mockup Mars habitat on a Hawaiian volcano practicing isolated living on the Red Planet.

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Mars rover clocking up the mileage

Nasa's Mars rover Opportunity that landed on the Red Planet in 2004 has now set an extraterrestrial distance record.

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Student rocket project set for launch

Mechanical engineering students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal will unveil their new rocket this week.

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Liquid ocean found on Saturn moon
April 4 2014 at 09:13

A vast ocean of water could be lurking under the thick ice of one of Saturn's moons, according to new findings.

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Nasa suspends Russia ties, except on ISS
April 3 2014 at 15:00

Nasa has cut ties with Russia except for cooperation aboard the International Space Station due to the crisis in Ukraine.

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'Geologic clock' resets date for moon
April 3 2014 at 10:00

Earth's moon started forming up to 65 million years later than some previous estimates, according to a study.

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SKA sets out on cosmic mission
April 1 2014 at 09:50

It sounds like a science fiction movie when one hears what the MeerKAT radio telescope will be doing.

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Space makes heart grow rounder - study
March 31 2014 at 09:37

Spending lots of time in microgravity could lead to heart problem, research shows.

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Little in the stars for Carnarvon
March 28 2014 at 14:54

Few locals see themselves or the community benefiting from MeerKAt projects, writes Melanie Gosling.

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Step aside Saturn: Chariklo has rings
March 28 2014 at 09:18

For the first time, rings have been found around an asteroid, a study shows.

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All systems go for MeerKAT antenna
March 28 2014 at 09:18

Complete with underground bunker, newly constructed MeerKAT antenna would not be out of place in a Bond movie.

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Countdown to MeerKAT go-live
March 27 2014 at 09:39

Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom will launch the first completed antenna of the MeerKAT radio telescope.

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How did mini-planet get there?
March 27 2014 at 09:38

Astronomers have found a dwarf planet far beyond the orbit of Pluto and can only guess how it got there.

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