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Thursday 16 January 2014
Cash windfall reportedly took villagers two days to distribute
Wednesday 15 January 2014
The moon will reach its apogee three hours after it rises
Whisperers: The Secret History of the Spirit World, by JH Brennan - book review: Brennan's spirited passion is marred by too much haste
Wednesday 01 January 2014
Have gods, demons and spirits been whispering their thoughts into our ears, over the millennia? JH Brennan thinks so.
Johannes Kepler's 442nd birthday: Google Doodle celebrates 17th-century mathematician, astronomer and astrologer
Friday 27 December 2013
Johanes Kepler, who was born on 27 December 1771, was born near Stuttgart and made his foray into astronomy after he worked as a maths teacher in Graz, Austria - where he became an associate of Prince Hans Ulrich von Eggenberg.
Horoscopes 'bad for you' say scientists, warning obsession with starsigns can cause indulgent and impulsive behaviour
Friday 13 December 2013
Scientists warn people who checked their horoscope daily were more likely to behave impulsively
Friday 13 December 2013
The annual Geminids are the most massive regular meteor shower
Has penning movie soundtracks become a must-do for musicians? Arcade Fire and Jon Hopkins join the bandwagon
Thursday 07 November 2013
Arcade Fire have written the music for Spike Jonze's Her
Thursday 03 October 2013
Luxury mobile has the highest-grade build quality, but the innards are the same as a £100 device
Saturday 07 September 2013
'It’s been a real ride getting on the longlist'
Friday 30 August 2013
Light-year-long proto-star is battling the radiation from its neighbours to try and mature into a star
Sunday 11 August 2013
The annual firework display in the sky known as the Perseids meteor shower – one of the most spectacular examples of “shooting stars” – could reach a peak this evening and Tuesday morning, astronomers said.
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Through studying the cloud's death throes, scientists hope to learn more about the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way
Thursday 11 July 2013
Deep cobalt colouring comes from drops of liquid gas raining horizontally in 7,000 km/h winds
Friday 21 June 2013
Two television channels have been fined a total of £22,500 after they featured psychics making claims about singer Michael Jackson and murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler.
Thursday 14 February 2013
Scientists have solved the mystery of cosmic rays, a stream of highly-energetic sub-atomic particles that pervades the Universe and is responsible for much of the extra radiation dose received by airline passengers.
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
Were 'Poor Doors' added to mixed developments so wealthy residents don't have to go in alongside social housing tenants?
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