Sarah Stoker

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To Boldly Go Where No Man Has Gone Before - Voyager 2

Jupiter with the great red spot shot from Voyager 1 © NASA/CalTech/JPL<p>On July 9, 1979 the interplanetary spacecraft <b>Voyager 2</b> <b></b>passed Jupiter<b>,</b> the …

Astronomy

Earth's Oldest Biological Color Discovered Under a Billion-Year-Old Rock

It's pleasantly bright.<p>About 10 years ago, an oil company dug up a marine shale deposit in the Taoudeni basin of the Sahara Desert. When scientists …

National Academy of Sciences

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Investigation Finds China Behind Ozone-Damaging Mystery

An investigation finds that banned ozone-damaging chemicals are still in regular use in Chinese industries.<p>Over the second half of the 20th century, the Earth's ozone layer grew increasingly thinner, and in some places disappeared entirely. It took us decades to realize the culprits were …

Pollution

Brains of Children with Autism Show Unusual Folding Patterns

The brains of children with autism fold differently than those of their typical peers. Whether they are unusually smooth or convoluted depends on …

Autism

Calm places to pause

If you’re out and about in the car and are in need of a break, why not drop in on one of our special places? Lots of our places are close to main …

National Trust

The Pele, Northumberland, pub review

The first thing you learn at The Pele’s minuscule bar is a lesson in pronunciation. “Pele” isn’t Pelé, the Brazilian football legend: it should roll off the tongue like a shaving of fruit, or resonate like a ring of bells. The pub sits in a Grade I listed, three-storey tower on Corbridge’s market …

Alcohol

Baked poached haddock and egg pots recipe

Preheat the oven to 170C/150C Fan/Gas 3½.<p>Heat the milk in a frying pan until simmering. Add the smoked haddock and poach for 5–6 minutes or until just cooked through. Lift the haddock out of the milk using a slotted spoon and leave to cool slightly. Remove the skin and cut the haddock into rough …

British Cuisine

Saturn's moon Enceladus is now the likeliest place to find alien life

Astronomers found complex organic molecules, the building blocks of life, on the small icy moon.<p>When a massive saltwater ocean was found hidden beneath the icy crust of Saturn’s moon Enceladus back in 2015, astronomers were cautiously optimistic that this watery world could have just the right …

Astronomy

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Living Fireworks, These Animals Produce Light Shows with Their Bodies

Weird Animal Question of the Week<p>A variety of animals produce bioluminescent light, creating signals that can be used for mating and communication.<p>Weird Animal Question of the Week<p>Most Americans will see some fireworks on July 4, but some animals produce light shows with their bodies all year. …

Nature

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The Bridge series finale review – goodbye Saga Norén. God we'll miss you

They don’t kill her! Her being Saga Norén, of course, and they being lots of people, including Susanne, AKA Steph, and Brian, AKA Kevin. And most of all writer Hans Rosenfeldt, who, having created one of television’s most enigmatic, alluring characters, could so easily have killed her …

TV

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How long does it take to boil an egg?

<b>Unless you’re a vegan, it’s pretty easy to get on board with a boiled egg with soldiers.</b><p>Protein-rich and full of vitamins, the humble boiled egg is …

Recipes

Summer gardens near you

With vibrant displays of flowers and long, warm days to look forward to, summer is the time to make the most of nature. While you enjoy the sights …

National Trust

The Tube Map... As Seen From A Plane

And for today's alternative tube map... this:The very clever @martinbangratz has edited this aerial photo from @djsantero, adding the London tube map …

London Underground

Kinks reunion – the latest!

Ray and Dave Davies have written "3 or 4 songs" together<p><b>Ray Davies</b> has revealed that <b>The Kinks</b> are talking about getting back together for the first …

New Albums

If You're Bored of Your Hair, You Need These 21 Styling Ideas in Your Repertoire

Are you stuck for hair ideas? A little bored? It happens. The thing is that sometimes it's not about a drastic change like a haircut or colour swap. …

Hair

Selena Gomez ‘Heartbroken’ Over Sarah Hyland’s Health Struggles — ‘She Can Relate’

As a fellow kidney transplant recipient, Selena Gomez can relate to Sarah Hyland’s recent health struggles. We’ve got EXCLUSIVE details on how she’s …

Pope Francis

Graphic designer's Tube maps reveal exactly how far underground you are on every station platform

A series of intriguing maps have revealed the exact depth of each platform on the London Underground network.<p>Daniel Silva, 26, has created diagrams …

Maps

The House Just Passed a Bill That Could Make Kratom Illegal

This bill could greatly expand the war on drugs.<p>Kratom, an herbal drug used by chronic pain patients and people with opioid use disorder, has been on …

Medicine

Colony ship to nearest star only needs crew of 100 to survive

An initial crew of just 98 people might be all that is needed to survive a trip to another star. It turns out this is the minimum number needed to …

Planetary Habitability

Scientists Propose a New Kind of Matter Inside the Densest Stars

You might have a pretty rigid understanding of the way stuff should look, at the most basic level. It should have a nucleus that is orbited by …

Physics

I Had A Fecal Transplant And It Saved My Life

If you had once told me that someday I would not only agree to have someone else’s poop put inside my body, but would enthusiastically welcome it, I never would have believed you. I, like most people, would have been repulsed by the very idea. But when you’re fighting for your life, the ick factor …

Mystery of Earth's Missing Nitrogen Solved

Scientists have discovered a previously unknown environmental source of the element

Households are giving more of their income to the taxman than ever since 1995, says think tank

Taxpayers are giving more of their income to the Treasury than at any time since 1995, new analysis has shown.<p>May 29 marks Tax Freedom Day, the point in the year when households start keeping the money they earn after nearly five whole months of effectively working to pay the taxman.<p>This cut-off …

New women-only adventures around the world

<b>Asia, Europe, Latin America and South Africa with Exodus</b><p>100 years after women won the right to vote in Great Britain, the UK-based company Exodus has …

United Arab Emirates