A month late, solar sail unfurls

To the delight of NASA engineers, the NanoSail-D nanosatellite has unfurled its 100-square-foot polymer sail in low-Earth orbit and is operating as planned after a month of inactivity.

Hubble replacement hugely over budget

At a time when NASA's been fighting for every penny, an independent review panel has found that the James Webb Space telescope - the planned replacement for Hubble - is running one-third over its $5 billion budget and will likely be a year late.

Apple gives Europeans a lie-in

If Apple's actions over the last month are anything to go by, Americans could have a good excuse for turning up late to work next Monday after the clocks have been put back.