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September 30, 2020: Last week a space rock was caught skimming the edge of our planet over Europe before heading back out to space.
September 27, 2020: Earlier this month, researchers discovered traces of phosphine in the clouds of Venus, a molecule that is only made on Earth as a byproduct of life. A new study, suggests the phosphine may have emanated from our planet.
September 21, 2020: Telescopes from the ground are bigger, but have to fight the atmosphere. Here's how to win.
September 19, 2020: Athletes in other sports are still in limbo. Campuses have lost the campus feel. And people used to falls built around college football Saturdays are having to rethink their weekends.
September 14, 2020: Phosphine, released by microbes in oxygen-starved environments, was present in quantities larger than expectedTraces of a pungent gas that waft through the clouds of Venus may be emanations from aerial organisms – microbial life, but not as we know it.Astronomers detected phosphine 30 miles up in the planet’s at...
September 14, 2020: In a press briefing today, scientists rom the Royal Astronomical Society announced a potentially revolutionary scientific discovery: They’ve detected the presence of phosphine in the atmosphere of Venus, which suggests the possible presence of biological life. Phosphine is a gas that’s a known biosignatu...
September 14, 2020: Astronomers have found a potential sign of life high in the atmosphere of neighboring Venus: hints there may be bizarre microbes living in the sulfuric acid-laden clouds of the hothouse planet. Two telescopes in Hawaii and Chile spotted in the thick Venutian clouds the chemical signature of phosphine, a noxious gas ...
September 14, 2020: Scientists have confirmed the presence of phosphine molecules, featuring hydrogen and phosphorus, inside Venusian clouds -- a possible signature of airborne, extra-terrestrial life.
September 11, 2020: Nonie Chapman reminisces in newly restored secretaries’ room at Kent country houseNonie Chapman has fond memories of Winston Churchill shuffling to the front row of his personal cinema, wearing his monogrammed slippers and a vibrant green one-piece velvet siren suit, and of course smoking a cigar.She was a 21-year...
September 10, 2020: Technology is now shining a light on a mysterious sea creature called a larvacean. The little critter appears to be a vital and powerful ally in the fight against climate change. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
September 1, 2020: Fantasia 2020: 'The Curse of Audrey Earnshaw' is well directed folk horror with strong eerie tone, but many key elements are left far too underdeveloped to fully connect with audiences.
August 28, 2020: Scot thrives on channelling energy of live crowdMurray faces Yoshihito Nishioka in first roundAndy Murray wants to fill his lungs and start yelling at the top of his voice again to help him go deep at the US Open, which starts on Monday to the clanking echo of empty stadiums.Murray briefly went into the main draw at...
August 18, 2020: Fox News contributor Mike Huckabee told Outnumbered on Tuesday that the first night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention felt more like a telethon.
August 5, 2020: Jupiter's atmosphere, like Earth's, is home to a dynamic water cycle driven by the movement of large storms. New research suggests these storms are capable of producing hail-like stones made up of ammonia and water.
July 14, 2020: The United Arab Emirates will launch the Hope probe, a car-sized Martian meteorologist, in July.
July 9, 2020: Last time CO2 was at similar level temperatures were 3C to 4C hotter and sea levels were 20 metres higherThe amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere is approaching a level not seen in 15m years and perhaps never previously experienced by a hominoid, according to the authors of a study.At pre-lockdown ra...
July 4, 2020: The Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest did not disappoint this year despite the unusual format of the event in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. 
June 26, 2020: Locals dismayed over tonnes of rubbish left by revellers and fear a rise in Covid-19 infections Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBen Waugh, who runs a bicycle hire shop on the seafront at Bournemouth, has lived in the seaside resort all his life but has never seen so many people packed o...
June 26, 2020: Unilever on Friday said it would be pausing brand advertising on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in the U.S. through
June 25, 2020: Coronavirus shutdowns have cut pollution, and that’s opened the door to a “giant, global environmental experiment” with potentially far-reaching consequences.
June 21, 2020: Good cooking only gets you so far. The rest is down to the happy chatter and clatter of eating outIt is the late 1980s, and I am standing, long after dark, in an unlit alley behind the Strand; a place seemingly built to enable muggings and furtive snogging. There is a blank doorway here and next to it a small, polis...
June 13, 2020: Tensions rose quickly as Black Lives Matter demonstrators were confronted by so-called ‘football lads’In Hyde Park the talk was all of the end game – the eradication of racism. In Trafalgar Square it was more like a war game. Beneath Nelson’s column – erected in honour of a national hero and, of course, de...
June 7, 2020: A fantastical sea creature that uses mucus to eat planet-warming CO2 has long been a mystery of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.
June 5, 2020: Levels of planet-warming carbon dioxide reached another record in May, the month when they normally peak.
June 4, 2020: Having been starved of football for months, excitement got the better of the limited number of fans at the Hungarian cup finalWith chanting, drums and some very loosely enforced social distancing regulations, the Hungarian cup final on Wednesday evening almost felt like a normal football match. The game, which Budap...