It was thought that the global landmark was perhaps 70million years old
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Tuesday 19 March 2013
Nursing and Geology are proving particularly lucrative graduate career paths, according to the Complete University Guide
Tuesday 05 March 2013
Imagine a limestone gorge. Look back in time and imagine it covered over. And then think what happens at some time between the two. Imagine standing above ground at that stage and discovering the first hole in what was then a cavern 'roof' when the ground opened up. And you're thinking of a sinkhole.
Between a rock and a hard place? Iain Duncan Smith challenged by geologists over Poundland case comments
Monday 18 February 2013
The row over a flagship Government employment programme took another twist today when geologists hit back at comments made by a Cabinet minister.
Monday 18 February 2013
Concerns that the Government is secretly operating a positive-discrimination scheme, whereby the possessor of a double-figure IQ is randomly selected for the Cabinet, were assuaged yesterday.
Space probe could be sent to Jupiter's moon Europa as Nasa scientist says it is the most likely place to find life
Friday 15 February 2013
Orbiting probe around Jupiter could be launched in 2021 or 2022 and could reach the giant planet within six years
Sunday 27 January 2013
Plans to bury radioactive waste in Cumbria face growing local opposition. Mike Glover reports
Monday 14 January 2013
North Sea employment is set to boom this year. Up to 50,000 new jobs are expected in Britain's oil and gas industry, according to analysis by a leading industry headhunter.
Sunday 13 January 2013
Sunday 02 December 2012
The climate change threat to low-lying islands and cities is well known, but Scandinavia faces the opposite problem
Thursday 08 November 2012
BBC bosses did not tell Professor Brian Cox he could not attempt to listen to a newly discovered planet on TV show Stargazing Live in case aliens breached the corporation's editorial guidelines, despite the presenters claims.
Wednesday 07 November 2012
The closure of one of the country's last remaining deep coal mines came a step closer today when the owners proposed that the site be mothballed.
Friday 02 November 2012
National Park retreats
Monday 29 October 2012
A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck off the west coast of Canada over the weekend, prompting a tsunami warning for Hawaii that sent at least 100,000 people fleeing from shore to higher ground. The evacuation order was later cancelled.
Italian scientists jailed for six years after failing to issue warnings ahead of deadly L’Aquila earthquake
Monday 22 October 2012
Leading geophysicists say trial over deadly L’Aquila quake should never have been held
Tuesday 09 October 2012
Is there something new from Kapoor amongst this multitude of new scuptural works spread across the various gallery spaces of two entire buildings? Not much. We can divide these work into the rough and the smooth.
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
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- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more