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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

Getting ready for the mission to Hell

Europe and America are building two satellites to study the Sun that will venture closer to the solar inferno than any previous missions.

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David Shukman Article written by David Shukman David Shukman Science editor

What is the point of the Large Hadron Collider?

David Shukman explores the justifications for the £4bn 'atom smasher' buried under Geneva.

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