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Comet Lovejoy: How you can see glowing green comet with naked eye

Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to glimpse huge chunk of ice and dust orbiting sun that will not come close enough to Earth again for thousands of years<p>A glowing green comet is making its closest approach to Earth and providing amateur astronomers with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that will not …

Ice to blame for downing of AirAsia jetliner, report suggests

A winter's day in Winnipeg is a far cry from the stormy tropics. But for Brent Ostermann that makes it the perfect place to wreak havoc on aircraft engines in a way that could prevent disaster thousands of feet up and half a world away.<p>"What we're testing for is how ice buildup can happen … and how …

A 200-year life is a fate worse than death

Scientists have discovered the genes that give bowhead whales a 200-year lifespan. But who wants to live that long?<p>In <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy</i>, Marvin the robot is left outside the time machine and has to wait for millions of years while his friends travel through millennia in an …

The Theory of Everything, review: 'tasteful and affecting'

Eddie Redmayne, who won the Oscar for Best Actor for his performance, is completely convincing in this impressive Stephen Hawking biopic, says Tim Robey<p><b>Dir: James Marsh. Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Charlie Cox, Emily Watson, Simon McBurney, David Thewlis.</b><p><b>123 min, 12A cert</b><p>With the …

Africa's Most Successful Women: Mo Abudu

<i>Africa’s Most Successful Women introduces you to the most outstanding African women who are making giant strides in business, politics, technology, entrepreneurship and leadership on the continent and elsewhere around the world.</i><p>Mo Abudu, a 50 year-old Nigerian media entrepreneur and talk show host, …

Nasa reveals its highlights of 2014

Orion's historic step towards Mars, the discovery of an 'Earth twin' and 3D printing in space: Nasa reveals its highlights of 2014<p><b>Administrator</b> …

Rosetta images show soaring 1km comet cliff

A British amateur astronomer has zoomed in on images from the Rosetta spacecraft to reveal cliffs that are more than half a mile high<p>Dramatic images of a comet hurtling through space some 250 million miles from Earth have revealed a stunning landscape of towering cliffs soaring above a rugged …