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 21 October 2010
Monday 18 October 2010
Thursday 07 October 2010
The signs of the major celestial event, a colossal detonation, flashed across the universe for millions of years before reaching the first person on earth to become aware of it: a man in a shed in Dublin.
Monday 04 October 2010
David Beckham scored the winning goal as the Los Angeles Galaxy went top of the Major League Soccer Western Conference with a 2-1 win away to Chivas USA.
Wednesday 15 September 2010
Saturday 04 September 2010
David Beckham has targeted an earlier-than-expected return to action with the Los Angeles Galaxy next Saturday.
Friday 03 September 2010
David Beckham has targeted an earlier-than-expected return to action with the Los Angeles Galaxy on September 11.
Thursday 26 August 2010
Black holes may play a far more important role in the evolution of the universe than scientists had previously realised, according to a study suggesting that these massive and mysterious structures in space could have been key to the formation of the earliest galaxies.
Thursday 29 July 2010
David Beckham could be back in training by the end of August, his LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena said yesterday.
Tuesday 06 July 2010
It's sometimes known as the "afterglow of creation" because it was the first light to be produced when matter began to form following the Big Bang some 13.7 billion years ago.
Monday 05 July 2010
A striking image showing the ghost of the Big Bang has been captured by a new space telescope.
Monday 14 June 2010
Thursday 20 May 2010
A new type of exploding star that gives rise to vast amounts of calcium – which could end up being incorporated into our bones – has been discovered in a nearby galaxy by astronomers.
Wednesday 07 April 2010
Monday 29 March 2010
Ford is reducing the official prices of its largest cars, the Mondeo saloon and the S-Max and Galaxy people carriers. The company has traditionally pitched its list prices at high levels in order to leave plenty of room for it to negotiate the big discounts its fleet customers expect, but has found this approach increasingly difficult to sustain.
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