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Oldest star with Earth-sized planets found

Oldest star with Earth-sized planets found

Astronomers have discovered the oldest known star with five Earth-sized planets, signalling that such planets have formed...

Creativity depends on where you are from: Study
Creativity depends on where you are from: Study

How creative are you? Depends where you're from...

Swarm of microprobes to head for Jupiter

A swarm of tiny probes each with a different sensor could be fired into the clouds of Jupiter and grab data...

Giant asteroid, half a kilometer in diameter, set to buzz past Earth

According to NASA, an asteroid measuring about a third of a mile (half a kilometer) in diameter will make a relatively close pass by Earth...

Scientists slow down speed of light

A team of Scottish scientists has for the first time managed to slow down the speed of light as it travels through air...

NASA helicopter to scout for future Mars rovers

NASA is working on a small helicopter that could fly ahead of future Mars rovers, checking out various possible points...

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 01 Feb )This Week ( 25 Jan - 07 Feb )

SAGITTARIUS It’s a week for plots, rumours and gossip. You’ll discover increased opportunities for spreading a little goodwill, helping people worse off than you and generally adopting a charitable outlook. You should be liberated from a tight financial… read more