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  1. Voyager satellite sets course for star it will only reach when mankind has become extinct

    Category: EDITORIAL/Technology

    A NASA satellite an incredible 9 BILLION miles from earth has just told scientists it has fired thrusters which will allow it it leave the solar system for interstellar space. Voyager 2, which was launched ... Friday, 13 September 2013
  2. Supermassive black holes billion times bigger than sun roam the universe eating galaxies, study

    Category: EDITORIAL/Technology

    ... galaxy called NGC 1277 have concluded that the black hole at its centre spent billions of years travelling through space at 4.5 million kilometers per hour (2.8 million mph) devouring millions of stars ... Friday, 13 September 2013
  3. Deep space cataclysm as twin galaxies collide 70 million light years from earth

    Category: EDITORIAL/Technology

    AWESOME seems too small a word – because this is a picture of two galaxies colliding, 70 million light years from earth.   It is the remarkable first effort from the new $1.3billion radio telescope ... Friday, 13 September 2013
  4. Middle aged man dies Gangnam Style – dance blamed for death

    Category: EDITORIAL/News

    ... with chest pains in front of colleagues at a Christmas party. He had just danced to Gangam Style by Psy, the South Korean musician, which has had been viewed almost a billion times on YouTube. Prof ... Monday, 06 May 2013
  5. 'Water on Mars drinkable' say Nasa scientists

    Category: EDITORIAL/Technology

    ... Now we have the answer. Just sitting here, I’m giddy.’ The six-wheeled rover made a dramatic landing near the Martian equator in August for a high-profile two-year mission. While the £1.7billion Curiosity ... Monday, 06 May 2013
  6. Today's Sesame Street has been brought to you by the numbers 6 and 9

    Category: EDITORIAL/Celebrity!

    ... Guidelines". A user called Mredxwx denied involvement in the attack on the Sesame Street page, which has more than 140,000 subscribers.  Its videos have been watched almost half a billion times. ... Tuesday, 26 March 2013
  7. VOYAGER 1 is stuck in an unknown and unimagined 'magnetic highway' 12 BILLION miles from earth

    Category: EDITORIAL/Technology

    THE NASA spacecraft Voyager 1, which was launched in 1977 and is now 12 billion miles from earth has discovered a new and unexpected cosmic zone on the edge of interstellar space where normal space time ... Friday, 08 March 2013
  8. World's first artificial quarterpounder burger created from pig stem cells and horse foetus serum (Burger King not quaking in boots yet)

    Category: EDITORIAL/Technology

    ... would also help cut down the billions of tonnes of greenhouse gases released by livestock, while requiring 99 per cent less land than beef farming.   Prof Mark Post of Maastricht University, who is ... Sunday, 02 December 2012
  9. Has NASA discovered life on Mars? The latest findings from Mars Curiosity Rover, suggest yes!

    Category: EDITORIAL/Technology

    ... life, either now or at some time in its past. Curiosity landed inside a giant impact crater near the Martian equator in August for a two-year, $2.5-billion mission, NASA's first astrobiology expedition ... Thursday, 29 November 2012
  10. Threat to $100 BILLION International Space Station averted with $3 toothbrush and a little Yankee ingenuity

    Category: EDITORIAL/Technology

    A POTENTIALLY catastrophic threat to the $100 Billion International Space Station, and the astronauts aboard, has been averted thanks to a $3 toothbrush. For more than a week the increasingly worried ... Thursday, 13 September 2012
  11. LA to London in one hour – new Spaceport promises travel revolution

    Category: EDITORIAL/Technology

    BILLIONAIRE Richard Branson has opened the world's first commercial spaceport which could cut transAtlantic travel down to 60 minutes. The site has been called Spaceport America, is in New Mexico, and ... Wednesday, 18 April 2012
  12. Doctor Stephen Levin who championed mesothelioma claims of 9/11 heroes is honoured

    Category: EDITORIAL/News

    ... the days after 9/11. His research and his voice also were instrumental in getting help to the rescue workers, including the most recent, $2.8 billion Victims Health and Compensation Fund in 2011. It ... Tuesday, 21 February 2012
  13. US style Drunk Tanks coming to UK to tackle boozed up yobs

    Category: EDITORIAL/News

    ... problems cost the NHS £2.7billion a year.   Other ideas include the use of "booze buses" — ambulances which pick up drunks and treat them on board. Drunk Tanks are used in America and Europe as ... Wednesday, 15 February 2012
  14. 15 percent of Britain's £100 BILLION health budget set aside for negligence payouts

    Category: EDITORIAL/News

    ALMOST one sixth of Britain's National Health Service budget has been set aside for payouts to lawyers and their clients fighting medical negligence claims. The staggering sum, more than £15 billion, ... Tuesday, 07 February 2012
  15. Time running out for $6.4 billion Large Hadron Collider as scientists hunting God Particle come up empty-handed

    Category: EDITORIAL/Technology

    ... today from the $6.4 billion Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, which was largely set up to find the Higgs boson, have killed off at least one version of the theoretical concept. And a large percentage ... Friday, 18 November 2011
  16. Britain boasts of new 'first strike' weapons in cyberwar

    Category: EDITORIAL/News

    ... but to prevent attacks that we know are taking place. “We are trying to prevent an arms race in cyberspace. Given that the internet changes every day and billions more people will have access to it over ... Tuesday, 18 October 2011
  17. World population doubles in less than 50 years - sub-Saharan Africa has highest birthrate and deepest poverty

    Category: EDITORIAL/Technology

    ... to reach 7 billion on Oct 31, according to the UN Population Fund – and 2 billion of these could be in poverty-riven areas in Africa in a few decades time. In 1974 the world's population stood at just ... Monday, 17 October 2011
  18. Newspaper magnate punches fellow billionaire on live TV

    Category: EDITORIAL/Video

    ... "anyone who does not have a billion can go to hell". It was seen as the epitome of the arrogance of Russia's new rich. The remarks came back to haunt him as the global financial crisis struck in 2008 and ... Monday, 19 September 2011
  19. Cataclysmic supernova 'in earth's backyard' visible tonight

    Category: EDITORIAL/Technology

    ... are  around one billion light years away. Astronomers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley discovered the dying star only hours after it went supernova ... Thursday, 08 September 2011
  20. Google axes 10 online products – will you lose out?

    Category: EDITORIAL/Technology

    ... lives of billions of people. “We’ll continue to take risks on interesting new technologies with a lot of potential. But by targeting our resources more effectively, we can focus on building world-changing ... Tuesday, 06 September 2011
  21. 'Tony Blair is secret godfather to Rupert Murdoch's daughter' - reports

    Category: EDITORIAL/News

    ... boss who is already under severe scrutiny in the wake of the News of the World hacking scandal. The secret bond between Mr Blair and the Murdoch family was disclosed in a rare interview with the billionaire’s ... Tuesday, 06 September 2011
  22. Pizza giant plans restaurant on moon – pizza delivery boys worried

    Category: EDITORIAL/News

    ... - (£13.4 billion / $26.6 billion) - of which Y560 billion (£4.5 billion / $7.29 billion) will be required to transport 70 tons of construction materials and pizza-making equipment to the moon aboard 15 ... Thursday, 01 September 2011
  23. Cost of Space Shuttle $319 BILLION – cost of bailing out profligate Greeks $319 BILLION

    Category: EDITORIAL/Technology

    BE honest, if you had $319 billion dollars what would you rather spend it on?   A shiny fleet of spaceships and an orbiting space station, or picking up the bad debts of a bankrupt nation? That's ... Friday, 22 July 2011
  24. As Europe faces economic meltdown bankers award themselves a £14 BILLION pat on the back

    Category: EDITORIAL/News

    ... totalling nearly £14 billion despite government attempts to curb city excesses. The sum is almost 60 per cent higher than in 2000/01. The revelations come as the 'greed culture' of bankers both ... Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  25. Phone hacking:Number of victims could reach TENS OF THOUSANDS

    Category: EDITORIAL/News

    ... for a number of years. But Ms Akers said: “I hope that I do not have to come back here in five years’ time.” The police investigation into wrong-doing by billionaire Rupert Murdoch's News of the World ... Wednesday, 13 July 2011
  26. Brussels fines Britain £500,000 for failing to fly the EU flag

    Category: EDITORIAL/News

    ... the fact that the UK contributed £6.4billion more to Brussels than it received back last year. Communities and local government secretary Eric Pickles said the fines were a nonsense and added: “It defies ... Wednesday, 06 July 2011
  27. Last chance to see Space Shuttle pics as hours tick away to final launch

    Category: EDITORIAL/News

    ... high gleaming space ship. When Atlantis blasts off from Cape Canaveral on Friday the dream will be over. Critics of the program say NASA, with an $18.5 billion budget, need to look to commercial alternatives ... Tuesday, 05 July 2011
  28. Treasures worth $10 BILLION discovered in secret underground chambers at Indian temple

    Category: EDITORIAL/News

    TREASURES discovered in secret underground chambers in a Hindu temple in southern India have been valued at more than £6.5 BILLION ($10.5 BILLION).   The incredible haul of gold and silver jewellery, ... Saturday, 02 July 2011
  29. World's only photo of Billy the Kid sells for £1.4 million

    Category: EDITORIAL/Wow!

    The only known photograph of Wild West gunslinger Billy the Kid has sold for £1.4 million ($2.2 million).   Florida billionaire William Koch placed the winning bid in person at Brian Lebel's annual ... Sunday, 26 June 2011
  30. Really really lonely planets discovered by astronomers

    Category: EDITORIAL/Technology

    ... believe they were probably were ejected from developing planetary systems. And there are hundreds of billions of them in our Milky Way galaxy alone. The discovery is based on a joint Japan-New Zealand ... Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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