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BBC Four, Saturday 16 November, 9pm
The emeritus pope made the comments in a letter to prominent mathematician and atheist Piergiorgio Odifreddi
The first four episodes of Doctor Who - from 1963 - will be screened as part of the show's 50th anniversary celebrations.
Do you know what the Eleventh incarnation of the Doctor looks like? What element are diamonds made of? What is the name of the man in a digram drawn by Leonardo da Vinci?
Over 4,000 pilots were involved a one-tenth speed space battle for precious - virtual - resources
Running August 4-10, each day of the week will be dedicated to different strand of geekery
Through studying the cloud's death throes, scientists hope to learn more about the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way
New imprint dubbed 'Jet City Comics' will publish single editions as well as graphic novels
The physicist first published the idea for an "invisibility cloak" in 2006
Dir. Zack Snyder, Starring Henry Cavill, Kevin Costner, 143mins
Scottish writer had announced that he was suffering with terminal gall bladder cancer on April 3 this year
Bestselling crime writer Ian Rankin has led tributes to his late friend Ian Banks, author of The Wasp Factory and The Crow Road, who died yesterday aged 59 just two months after announcing he had terminal cancer.
Thomas Eccleshare’s first play won the 2011 Verity Bargate award, so named in honour of the Soho’s founding co-director, and it arrives in London from a season at the High Tide Festival in Halesworth, Suffolk (where I saw it), full of bleak poetry and hilarious stage action.
An ordinary superwoman who broke the mould
The Astronomer Royal believes humanity's future lies in the stars. But, as he tells Paul Bignell, we will first have to change our ways
Gillian Orr reports on the star’s odd choice of movie roles