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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Friday 01 February 2013
Samsung’s run of good news continued today as a billion-dollar lawsuit against the South Korean electronics giant was dismissed, and the company said it doubled its share of the tablet market at the end of last year.
Tuesday 15 January 2013
Loan spell ruled out for former striker
Apple ‘cuts order for iPhone5 parts’ after weak sales but Samsung powers on after selling 100m Galaxy S devices
Monday 14 January 2013
Tech giant has seen share price tumble by a quarter since September when iPhone5 debuted
Team of astronomers discover largest known spiral galaxy - that's five times the size of the Milky Way - by accident
Friday 11 January 2013
NGC 6872, is the biggest spiral galaxy seen yet
Friday 04 January 2013
Computer game flies again after Kickstarter crowdsourcing hit
Wednesday 26 December 2012
Amateur rider prevails after last-fence error to pick off Captain Chris in desperate duel to line
Astronomers discover supermassive black hole with a mass 17 billion times that of our Sun in 'oddball' tiny galaxy
Wednesday 28 November 2012
The black hole makes up an enormous 14 per cent of the galaxy's mass
Saturday 17 November 2012
Anticipation of this meeting is largely rooted in hindsight. Year after year it proves a major crossroads, especially in the career of a young horse, on the road back to the Festival.
Tuesday 13 November 2012
The universe is expanding at a rate comparable to a rollercoaster, according to scientists who have mapped the galaxies for the first time as they were 11 billion years ago.
Saturday 06 October 2012
The 'Culture' novels celebrate species who know how to enjoy themselves. The fun continues...
Friday 05 October 2012
Thursday 04 October 2012
EasyJet enjoys surge in profits
Wednesday 03 October 2012
Samsung has scored a victory in its patent dispute with fellow electronics giant Apple.
Thursday 27 September 2012
A picture of extreme deep space as it was more than 13 billion years ago has been revealed in photographs taken by the Hubble telescope
WISE telescope discovers blisteringly hot 'extreme galaxies' 100 trillion times brighter than our sun and millions of 'supermassive' black holes
Thursday 30 August 2012
A Nasa space telescope has uncovered millions of previously unseen supermassive black holes, and around a thousand ‘extreme’ galaxies that can outshine our sun by a factor of 100 trillion.
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
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- 3 Russell Brand condemns moment of silence for Tunisia attack victims as a 'minute of bulls**t'
- 4 'Help me I'm trapped in a factory' messages keep being found on bottles of vitamin water
- 5 Right to die: Belgian doctors rule depressed 24-year-old woman has right to end her life