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Forty years of space photography

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 06:13
David Malin has spent four decades photographing space. Now retired, he has held a competition to inspire other astrophotographers.

Cassini conducts last picture show

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 18:09
The Saturn probe takes some final images ahead of its mission-ending dive into the ringed planet.

Orchid gives up the secrets of its success

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:38
Science is laying bare the secrets of orchids, one of the biggest families of flowering plant.

Belfast scientists design flexible organic battery

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 06:04
Queen's University scientists design a flexible long-life battery that could be used in pacemakers.

Why are there so many berries this year?

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 05:57
Berries are appearing early this year - and promise to last much longer than usual, according to experts.