A month's worth of cool science stories summed up.
Test of mining prowess of microbes lifted off yesterday.
The tiny world of Ultima Thule, which lies at the outer edges of the solar system, is flattened like a pancake, with few craters.
Their observations confirm water lurks in the moon's subsoil, not just at the poles.
Scientists are training computers to help us stop asteroids from crashing into our planet.