It was thought that the global landmark was perhaps 70million years old
Asteroids And Meteoroids
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Thursday 08 November 2012
Nasa is likely to announce new plans to send astronauts back to the moon following the outcome of the US presidential race, according to reports.
Friday 02 November 2012
National Park retreats
Sunday 28 October 2012
Graduate’s unorthodox plan to deflect asteroid wins prize
Monday 22 October 2012
Liverpool 1 Reading 0: Reds' second youngest ever goalscorer is currently a 'revelation' but his manager warns the 17-year-old not to get carried away with the adulation
Monday 15 October 2012
See some of the disasters likely to strike your city and learn how to survive them.
Friday 12 October 2012
Friday 28 September 2012
Discovery of bedrock and rounded pebbles offer the most convincing evidence yet that there was water on the surface of Mars
Friday 28 September 2012
In 1938 a team of Nazi scientists, funded by Heinrich Himmler went looting in Tibet, where Himmler believed the Aryan race originated.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
As Britain's youngest competitor, London 2012 was always going to be unlike anything Rebecca Tunney had experienced before and she happily confessed yesterday that it has already been an "overwhelming" experience.
Friday 29 June 2012
An entire Tuscan village – the hamlet of Pratariccia – has been put up for sale on eBay for €2.5m. But how does it compare to the other oddest items to grace the auction site?
Tuesday 12 June 2012
A novel of ideas that also sets out to be tremendous fun
Monday 16 April 2012
Craters from asteroid impacts may be one of the best places to look for life on Mars, a study suggests.
Thursday 15 March 2012
A 164ft (50m) long space rock with the destructive power of an H-bomb will narrowly miss the Earth next year, scientists predict.
Friday 03 February 2012
There is one vital ingredient to every snowshoeing trip. And that's snow. Pulling back the curtains of my hotel room window, I gazed out at the sheer slopes of Mount Etna. There wasn't a flake to be seen. Did Luca, my guide, have some bad news? "Don't worry," he said, while loading our snowshoes into the van.
Tuesday 06 December 2011
Scientists say new views of the massive asteroid Vesta reveal it is more like a planet.
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Christmas comes early to Hong Kong, as millions of bank notes spill out onto busy street