Ryan Reynolds talks  about ‘Deadpool’ role in Talks at Google podcast

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Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, a storm system which is heating the atmosphere high above it with energy waves to temperatures hundreds of degrees warmer than anywhere else on the planet. Photograph: Dillon Yothers/Luke Moore/PA Wire

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An artist’s impression of the probe Philae separating from Rosetta and descending to the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

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An artist’s impression of New Horizons which is set to get a close up look at Pluto. Photograph: PA

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Tiago Francisco cheers at the main control room of the European Space Agency in Darmstadt, Germany, yesterday as its Rosetta spacecraft dispatched a robot to land on a comet’s surface. Photograph: J Mai/ESA/EPA

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Artist’s impression of the Rosetta orbiter deploying the Philae lander to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

A space adventure like no other is about to get under way, one that will help to answer profound questions about the origins of our planet and life(...)