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Invading Mars for the good of mankind
To understand Mars is to envision a world that could, one day, "become a second home for mankind", writes O'Neill.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2012 10:28 GMT
Queen Elizabeth II opens London Paralympics
Ceremony aimed at challenging perceptions about disability starts 11 days of sporting action for 4,200 athletes.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2012 14:48 GMT
Paralympic Games open in London
Record 4,200 athletes representing 165 countries taking part in event in the birthplace of the games.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2012 13:05 GMT
Stephen Hawking defying time and space at 70
UK scientist whose research changed the way we see the world, still proving doctors wrong with 70th birthday.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2012 04:47 GMT
Universe is self-created: Hawking
UK scientist writes in new book that "it is not necessary to invoke God to ... get the Universe going".
Last updated: 02 Sep 2010 21:45 GMT
Hawking makes zero gravity flight
Paralysed British physicist says human race must explore space.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2007 13:38 GMT
Hawking: Colonise Mars to survive
The survival of the human race depends on its ability to find new homes elsewhere in the universe because there is an increasing risk that a disaster will destroy Earth, Stephen Hawking has said.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2006 04:08 GMT
Science authors shortlisted for prize
A writing competition which encourages scientists to author books that can inform and entertain non-scientists faces its most difficult decision to date.
Last updated: 11 May 2004 01:38 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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