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World's biggest iceberg captured by RAF cameras

A reconnaissance flight in the South Atlantic obtains spectacular imagery of the giant iceberg A68a.

Rocks from an asteroid set for delivery to Earth

A Japanese spacecraft has released a container with material grabbed from a primitive space rock.

Nasa to pay company $1 to collect moon rocks

The US space agency has awarded two American and one Japanese firm contracts to pick up lunar soil.

Climate change: UK aim of 68% emissions cut a 'colossal challenge'

The "ambitious" target for 2030 would see the UK move faster than any major economy, the PM says.

Puerto Rico: The moment the Arecibo Observatory telescope collapsed

Video shows one of the world's largest telescopes at Puerto Rico's Arecibo Observatory crashing down.

Amazon rainforest rock art depicts giant Ice Age creatures

Researchers say the paintings in modern-day Colombia are believed to be about 12,000 years old.

China's Chang'e-5 mission leaves Moon's surface

The robotic probe lifts off from the lunar surface carrying samples of rock and dust to send to Earth.

Gaia 'discovery machine' updates star catalogue

The world's most productive astronomical facility releases its third big tranche of sky data.

Foals’ keyboardist Edwin says 'tour differently' to help climate

Keyboardist Edwin Congreave says musicians should stop global tours to slow climate change.

Antarctic place names recognise 'modern explorers'

Maps will feature peaks and glaciers named after British individuals who've advanced polar science.

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