The stellar explosion is the closest to be spotted since 1987 and will provide a 'galactic yardstick' for astronomers judging distances across the universe
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Thursday 23 October 2008
Monday 15 September 2008
After crossing nine time zones to reach four cities in three days, David Beckham appeared a little disoriented on Saturday after the Los Angeles Galaxy's 2-0 loss to the Kansas City Wizards.
Wednesday 10 September 2008
Thursday 21 August 2008
Images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope of the Perseus cluster of stars have helped scientists to solve a 100 million-year-old mystery of how giant structures in deep space are prevented from disintegrating. The spectacular pictures show vast, thread-like "filaments" of gas which emerge from the centre of a galaxy known as NGC 1275, situated some 235 million light years away from Earth.
Tuesday 12 August 2008
Ruud Gullit has resigned as coach of Los Angeles Galaxy while Alexi Lalas has been fired as general manager and president of the Major League Soccer club.
Thursday 24 July 2008
Monday 05 May 2008
David Beckham scored twice on Saturday, both trademark long-range efforts, as the Los Angeles Galaxy came from two goals down to draw 2-2 at Real Salt Lake.
Friday 25 April 2008
To misquote the opening credits of Star Wars, these spectacular images show interstellar car-crashes happening a long time ago, in a place that's far, far away. Taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, they capture various points in the collision process between two galaxies, which can take hundreds of millions of years to go from start to finish.
Tuesday 15 April 2008
David Beckham's underwhelming start to his first full season in Major League Soccer continued on Sunday night as Los Angeles Galaxy slipped to a 3-2 home defeat against Toronto FC.
Wednesday 09 April 2008
Saturday 05 April 2008
David Beckham scored his first goal of the Major League Soccer season to help the Los Angeles Galaxy to a 2-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Thursday. The England midfielder also laid on his side's second for Landon Donovan, helping his team to their first victory of the campaign following last weekend's opening defeat to the Colorado Rapids.
Friday 22 February 2008
David Beckham's first pre-season game of 2008 ended in disappointment with his Los Angeles Galaxy side losing 1-0 to Japan's Gamba Osaka in the first Pan Pacific Championship semi-final.
Monday 18 February 2008
Tuesday 23 May 2006
Three Asian men were sentenced to life in prison yesterday for the murder of a black IT worker during last year's Birmingham riots, as detectives vowed to continue their hunt for the rest of the "pack of thugs" involved in the killing.
Friday 29 April 2005
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