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The first space photographers

Snapping photos in space wasn’t always so easy. Stephen Dowling discovers how the first astronauts battled radiation and more to take stunning cosmic images.<p>Anyone who learned to take photographs back in the days of film will remember how frustrating it could be. Quite apart from the trickiness of …

Space Exploration

Is a solar flare the same thing as a CME?

Solar flares and CMEs – coronal mass ejections – are both gigantic explosions of energy on the sun, but they’re not the same thing. Here’s the …

Curiosity rover drill pulls first taste from Mars mountain

The mission’s emphasis has changed from drive, drive, drive to systematic layer-by-layer investigation. “Curiosity flew hundreds of millions of miles …

Who left a ball for Nasa’s Curiosity rover on Mars?

The Curiosity rover has found an almost perfectly round rock on Mars<p>Being stuck millions of miles from home on a barren planet might seem like a lonely existence, but not for Nasa’s Curiosity rover.<p>Our favourite roving robot is yet to find any aliens on Mars, but its touristy snaps of the Red …

Britain’s Paul Smith pits passion against Arthur Abraham’s world title

It is highly unlikely in the time remaining on Paul Smith’s boxing clock that he will crash the top-20 of British fighters of his era. The 31-year-old Liverpudlian, who has been stopped by his younger domestic rivals James DeGale and George Groves in a 38-fight career stretching back to 2003, would …

UCI Road World Championships 2014: It's nice just to get stuck in, you just want to race, says Tao Geoghegan Hart

Young British hopeful at the Road World Championships recounts his rise through the ranks<p>Within minutes of meeting Tao Geoghegan Hart, it becomes apparent that this 19-year-old is a glass half-full kind of young man.<p>In an age where, it seems, everybody is rushing to get themselves noticed, the …