NuSTAR captures dead star and distant black holes
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Sunday 29 December 2013
The sun’s magnetic field has fully reversed its polarity, marking the midpoint of Solar Cycle 24, which will be completed in 11 years time
Monday 09 December 2013
Darren Barker could be forced to retire after his hip problems resurfaced in defeat to Germany’s Felix Sturm on Saturday night.
Friday 15 November 2013
The sun’s magnetic field will reverse polarity at some point in the coming weeks, sending ripples to the edge of interstellar space
Friday 04 October 2013
Built-in magnets keep the pair of earphones together and are also used to charge the battery
Thursday 26 September 2013
Astronomers have discovered a small star undergoing radical transformations.
Sunday 18 August 2013
Nasa's Voyager 1 may have crossed into interstellar space last year to become the first man-made object to leave the solar system, if new research proves correct.
Monday 01 July 2013
The physicist first published the idea for an "invisibility cloak" in 2006
Revealed: the 750 hospital mistakes that should never have happened - including 7in forceps left inside woman for three months after surgery
Thursday 09 May 2013
Investigation shows 322 cases of "foreign objects" left inside patients' bodies, 214 of surgery on the wrong body part and 58 where patients were fitted with the wrong implant
Sunday 05 May 2013
I once sat in the garden of one of our most idyllic Herefordshire B&Bs, drinking tea and listening to my hostess waxing lyrical about the tranquillity of this quietest of areas: the Welsh Marches. Then we ducked as two fighter jets screamed overhead, preparing for the invasion of Iraq. It was more surprising than it was alarming, but it did remind me that total peace is elusive in these isles. "Noise" takes many forms other than the scream of fighter jets.
Monday 08 April 2013
The North American monarch butterfly’s amazing migration, travelling thousands of miles each year from its wintering grounds in Mexico to as far north as the Great Lakes of Canada and back, is done without any internal maps, a study has found.
Saturday 16 March 2013
A bird-brained philosophy of science
Friday 01 March 2013
Technology due to be implemented in the Premier League next season
Thursday 28 February 2013
Stadiums will need to be fitted out from as early as next season
Sunday 17 February 2013
Research into 'man-machine interface' could one day allow people to communicate directly with electronic devices by thought alone
Monday 07 January 2013
At 28, Simon Rich is the hottest property in Hollywood. Sarah Hughes meets him
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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