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30 March 2015 Last updated at 14:22

Solar aeroplane heads for ChinaSolar Impulse takes off from Mandalay

Solar Impulse, the fuel-free aeroplane, heads out of Myanmar and on to China on leg five of its attempt to fly around the world.


Porpoise (c) Peter VeroogPorpoises use 'sound searchlights'

Porpoises finely adjust the size of the beams of sound they use to hunt - using sound like a searchlight to trap their prey, a study finds.

Kelly and KornienkoDuo begin year-long space trip

US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko arrive for a 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station.

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Jonathan Amos Article written by Jonathan Amos Jonathan Amos Science correspondent

Big year ahead for James Webb telescope

It's been a long time coming but we really are now at the business end of building Hubble's successor, and the next few months should see the James Webb telescope finally start to take shape.

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David Shukman Article written by David Shukman David Shukman Science editor

Comet yields 'rich array' of organics

The spacecraft which made a spectacular landing on a comet last year has discovered a rich array of carbon compounds.

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