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How could we land humans on Mars - and get them back safely? http://bbc.in/18z24mb And when stepping on the Red Planet, what should their first words be? Join physicist Martin Archer for a LIVE Twitter Q&A at 14:30 BST (13:30 GMT). Ask away here or tweet your questions to @BBCStargazing with the hashtag #BBCMars.

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CreativeCommons, Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/<p>A topic which is always current and relevant is …

Rising Datsun: The American history of a Japanese brand

Datsun: not just the 510 and Z.<p>When rumors of a resurrected Datsun badge first oozed out onto the Internet, enthusiasts were thrilled. Would parent-company Nissan bring back performance icons like the 510 and the 250Z? They would not.<p>Instead, the world—and not the U.S.—would see the introduction of …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

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Armed forces birth, marriage and death records

Sample baptism certificate used by RAF chaplains from AIR 82/1<p>If you need a copy of a birth, marriage or death certificate issued in the United …

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Surnames A-Z

Surnames Registered with the Guild<p>Each of the surnames listed is the subject of a one-name study carried out by a Guild member and links to our full …

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Ancestors traced within clicks after years of searching

<b>The names of 205,000 people once restricted to overgrown graveyards and dusty archives have been liberated for the world to see.</b><p>Brompton Cemetery in West Brompton, west London, is the first of the "Magnificent Seven" London cemeteries constructed during the 1830s and 1840s to put all its burial …

The Large Hadron Collider in pictures: using big technology to investigate tiny things

<i>"You're pushing the Higgs too much."</i><p>Such has been Peter Higgs' admonishment to the CERN communications department in recent times. The British theoretical physicist, who has contributed both his work and name to the prediction of an elementary particle called the Higgs boson, is unhappy to have the …

Census lost: Historic 1926 NI records may be destroyed

<b>The official records of the first census carried out in Northern Ireland, in 1926, no longer exist.</b><p>An investigation by the Public Record Office found no trace of the census.<p>The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure said the records may have been destroyed during WWII.<p>Although the main findings of …

Welcome to The Spectator Archive: 180 years of history now online

In the basement of <i>The Spectator’s</i> offices in Old Queen Street, there are piles of tomes detailing our rich publishing history right back to 1828. Our archive is our most prized possession and today, we’re delighted to share that. For the first time, both scanned and digitised copies of the magazine …

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Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>North Korea says it has no interest in meeting the US if the summit is based on …

Oxfordshire Family History Society - Meetings

General meetings Fourth Monday of most months<br>Computer meetings First Monday of alternate months<p>Most meetings take place in the Exeter Hall in Oxford …

Swiss scientists create catbot: a robot that runs like a cat (video)

Someone call MIT's researchers and tell them their terrifying cheetah robot has a long-lost teensy sibling in Switzerland. Developed in the laboratories of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, the "cheetah-cub robot" is a four-legged metallic critter modeled after a house cat. The …

A handy guide to Samsung’s insane array of Galaxy devices

With news that Samsung plans on releasing yet another version of the Galaxy S4, it’s a good time to take a look at a new chart produced by U.K. …

Eurocopter X3 Sets New Helicopter Air Speed Record Reaching 300mph

A new helicopter airspeed record has been set by the Eurocopter X3 helicopter which has been built on the technology included in the older Eurocopter …

E-cigarettes do not cause gum disease or lung cancer to users. Many think they could save thousands of lives. So why do some people object to them? http://econ.st/16DY1UN