Our pick of the latest physics stories from around the world wide web.
The winner of Robo Mara Full event in Osaka is expected to set a world record of around four days.
At least three powerful solar flares on the sun have hurled billions of tonnes of material towards the Earth, which could light up the night sky in a spectacular aurora borealis.
A machine originally designed to check the quality of wine could soon lift the current restrictions on taking liquids aboard airplanes.
wo US spacecraft have moved either side of the Sun to establish observing positions that should return remarkable new information about our star.
Astronomers have identified some 54 new planets where conditions may be suitable for life.
Bees navigate by the sun – so how do they manage when it's cloudy? It turns out that they read clues to the hidden sun's position in polarised light.
There is now even more evidence that life on Earth may have been seeded by material from asteroids or comets.
Scientists look at alternatives to the mass of platinum used as international standard measure, which has lost 50 micrograms.
The climate secrets of the deepest part of the ocean, the Marianas Trench in the western Pacific Ocean, have been probed by scientists.
With more than a trillion pixels, this is the most detailed digital picture of the universe ever produced.