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Humans will never reach other planets, says Nobel winner

Scientist says travelling outside solar system takes 'just far too long'.

We don’t need a bigger particle collider

If technological breakthroughs make colliders more affordable, it might be worth building one that is bigger than the Large Hadron Collider.

Nobel winner Zhores Alferov dies at 88

Zhores Alferov was the first Russian to win a Nobel Prize since former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev won the award in 1990.

German physics Nobel laureate Peter Grünberg dead at 78

Peter Grünberg, a Nobel Prize winner whose work revolutionised digital data storage, has died at the age of 78.

Olympics-Cross-country skiing-Red-hot competition in Olympic waxing cabins

"These are people who have been training their entire lives, and tenths of a second can make a difference," said Paul Moore, Australia's wax technician.