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17 December 2014 Last updated at 23:17

Philae comet landing 'all a blur'Blur of landing

An image has been released that shows the hairy moment that the Philae comet lander bounced back into space.

LightsFestival lights viewed from space

Satellites view how Christmas in the US and Ramadan in the Middle East brighten the globe.

Vineyard Sentinel tracks continued Napa slip

The creeping movement of the ground in California's Napa Valley, following its August earthquake, has been observed from space.

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Jonathan Amos Article written by Jonathan Amos Jonathan Amos Science correspondent

Philae comet lander: Sleep well little probe

European Space Agency controllers will continue to listen for Philae in the days ahead, hopeful that the comet lander will somehow become active again.

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Matt McGrath Article written by Matt McGrath Matt McGrath Environment correspondent

Will Kerry strike gold at Lima climate talks?

As US Secretary of State John Kerry joins UN climate talks in Lima, we look at some of the hurdles on the path to an historic global deal.

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David Shukman Article written by David Shukman David Shukman Science editor

The largest vessel the world has ever seen

An enormous ship is being built to collect and liquefy gas at sea for the first time.

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