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A rocket mission to put a new spacecraft in orbit for London-based Inmarsat is declared a success.
A team of Nasa recruits begins living near a barren volcano in Hawaii to simulate what life would be like on Mars.
A team of Nasa recruits begins a year-long isolation in a dome near a barren volcano in Hawaii, to simulate life on Mars.
A French satellite system pictures a pile of rubble where the ancient Temple of Baalshamin at Palmyra in Syria used to stand.
A UK-built satellite delivered the first orbital picture to US disaster response coordinators following Hurricane Katrina. Ten years on, a British spacecraft has re-imaged the Mississippi Delta.
Pallab Ghosh assesses the evidence for the decision to extend the cull of badgers to control TB in cattle.
The badger cull is to be extended into Dorset following pilots in Gloucestershire and Somerset, the government announces.
Scientists say they can now explain what happened to Knut, the famous polar bear that drowned at Berlin Zoo in 2011.
The writer and environmentalist George Monbiot cooks dead squirrel in the Newsnight studio as he discusses the outraged reaction he got on social media after revealing he had cooked and eaten a "road kill" squirrel.