Leonie Brialey

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Earth - It took centuries, but we now know the size of the Universe

"Let us go rambling about the Universe." This is the invitation that American astronomer Harlow Shapley gave to an audience in Washington DC in 1920. He was taking part in the so-called Great Debate with fellow scientist Heber Curtis on the scale of the Universe.<p>Shapley believed that our Milky Way …

2016 on pace to be the hottest year on record

<b>(CNN) —</b> The American Southwest isn't the only place feeling the heat.<p>This past May was the warmest May month in a 137-year period, breaking global temperature records, according to a report published Thursday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).<p>The new data shows that May …

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10 things you should know about sea level rise

Sea level rise has been in the news a lot lately. Recent research has raised concerns about the possible collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and …

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Regional News<p>Portugal takes the lead twice but has to rely on an 88th-minute Cristiano Ronaldo free kick, his third goal of the match, to draw 3-3 …

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Essay: Why BDS is a feminist issue | Human Rights

On September 22, 2015, 19-year-old Hadeel Salah al-Hashlamon died after being shot for allegedly trying to stab an Israeli soldier at a checkpoint near Hebron. As a video from PalMedia shows, after being shot repeatedly by Israeli soldiers, including in the chest, she was left to bleed on the …