Martyn Wetton

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Close encounters with Enceladus begin today

The flybys are part of a series of “lasts” for Cassini, whose mission to Saturn ends next year. Last chance for many years to see new up-close views …

Astronomy

If Jeremy Corbyn's 'new politics' means anything, he'll leave David Cameron alone

Keeping silent about THAT pig would prove the new Labour leader really is committed to rising above punch and judy politics<p>Spurned by a Prime Minister who took his donation to the party but wouldn’t allow it to pay for a top job in government, Lord Ashcroft has bankrolled the production of a …

Labour Party

Solving the Mystery of an Ancient Epidemic

No one knows what caused the Plague of Athens in the 5th century B.C. One popular theory is Ebola—but to discover the source of an outbreak millennia after the fact, scientists need victims’ remains and a bit of luck.<p>In the summer of 430 B.C., a mass outbreak of disease hit the city of Athens, …

Oxford University

British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015: The winners - Telegraph

London in the Rain, Stumbling Around at Night

Plugin for Rain Effects<p>I wish there was a plugin to simulate a wet ground. That seems like serious cheating in a way… and I have no idea how they …

Weather
Astronomy

​3D Printing in Space Is Really Hard

Long-haul space missions are going to need a way to produce their own supplies.<p>One day in the future, humans might jump ship from Earth and move to space. But with resupply missions from Earth proving both lengthy and costly, we'll need to produce our supplies in space. What will we need for that? …

3D Printing

How nursing agencies making billions are bleeding the NHS dry

A Telegraph investigation reveals the boom underway at agencies supplying doctors and nurses to the NHS amid a rapidly deepening budget deficit in the service<p>The extraordinary boom in agencies supplying doctors and nurses to the NHS amid a rapidly deepening deficit in the health service is revealed …

Astronomy