Melvyn Amos

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Best photos: Venus and Jupiter after sunset

People around the world are capturing the very bright planets Venus and Jupiter as they draw closer in the west after sunset this month.<p>Venus and …

Astronomy

An eerie drone flight under London’s streets

Sit back and watch mesmerising footage of a drone flying through the Crossrail tunnels under London.<p>The view begins high above the London rooftops, the kind of eye-view usually seen only by crane operators working in cramped cabins. You descend at a gentle rate, dropping down until you’re at the …

Drones

What Do Snails Think About When Having Sex?

It starts with a light, soft touch, one tentacle gently reaching out, hesitant, hopeful, hanging lightly in the air. There’s a pause. Skin touches skin. One softly strokes the other and slides closer, and then, carefully, they wrap themselves together, stroking, probing, entwining. They glisten as …

Nature

Astronomers watch the birth of Jupiter-like planet - Futurity

For the first time astronomers are directly witnessing the formation of a young planet—a gas giant like Jupiter—at a very early stage.

Australian lizard changes sex in high temperatures

The Australian Central Bearded Dragon was found to change sex if its eggs were incubated in warmer conditions<p>A lizard that changes sex in the warmer temperatures has been discovered by scientists.<p>It's the first time the phenomenon has been seen in reptiles in the wild and could have implications …

Find M4 near the Scorpion’s Heart

Look for a fuzzy object near bright Antares. It’s M4, one of the closest globular star clusters to Earth.<p>Red Antares – the brightest star in …

Stars’ spiral arms cradle baby planets

A new theoretical model focuses on the spiral arms now known to exist around some young stars. The spiral arms may enable rocky planets like Earth to …

Antares is Heart of the Scorpion

Bright red Antares is easy to spot now. It’s the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius and represents the Scorpion’s Heart.<p>Bright reddish …