Stephen Baidoo

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What Happens If An Astronaut Floats Off In Space?

In short: he's in trouble.<p>In the film <i>Gravity</i>, which opens this month, two astronauts are on a spacewalk when an accident hurtles them into the void. So what would actually happen if you went, in NASA's terminology, "overboard"?<p>NASA requires spacewalking astronauts to use tethers (and sometimes …

Driverless trucks transport iron ore at Rio Tinto mines in Australia

The first two mines in the world to start moving all of their iron ore using fully remote-controlled trucks have just gone online<p>Mining giant Rio Tinto is running 69 driverless trucks at its mine sites in Pilbara, Western Australia, with workers controlling the trucks from an operations centre in …

Leon Brittan's family angered by Tom Watson's refusal to apologise for paedophile allegations

Family claims Labour's deputy leader rejects calls to say sorry for Leon Brittan 'slurs' adds "insult to injury".<p>A defiant Tom Watson has stepped up his attacks on the memory of Leon Brittan, insisting that there was "more to the case" and he had nothing to apologise for.<p>His comments were met with …

Men's happiness in later life is determined by the age of 27

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh find that if you're not on the path to happiness by the time you're 27, you're unlikely to get there at all<p>Men who fail to reach their early career goals by the age of 27 may experience a reduced sense of well-being and happiness in later life, new …

We must become a multi-planet species

The technology to reach nearby planets is possible, and one astronaut thinks we must colonise other worlds for our long-term survival.<p>One person who would like to see humans living outside the Earth in our lifetime is former astronaut Jeff Hoffman. The technology to reach nearby planets is …

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Online in 3D: the 'grotesque beauty' of medieval Britons' diseased bones

The bones of a young woman who died of syphilis more than 500 years ago, the reassembled jaw of a man whose corpse was sold to surgeons at the London hospital in the 19th century and the contorted bone of an 18th-century man who lived for many years after he was shot through the leg, are among the …

Saturn's north pole surrounded by hexagonal jet-stream – Nasa video

The Cassini – Huygens spacecraft recorded these high-resolution images of a unique six-sided jet stream, known as the hexagon, around Saturn's north pole. The images were taken from 403,000 miles using a spectral filter sensitive to wavelengths of near-infrared light centred at 750 nanometers. …

Back to Bachelet or Move on with Matthei? Chile votes

It represents quite a comeback for Chile’s former president Michelle Bachelet. Opinion polls are only uncertain about whether or not she will win outright in Sunday’s first round in Chile’s presidential elections, something that has not been done in 20 years.<p>Although her centre-left party has …

Who would live in a house like this? This Caribbean home was destroyed by fire two years ago - but it's been rebuilt into a spectacular island hideaway. Click the link to see more pictures - and find out which celeb it belongs to: http://yhoo.it/1e6oA8x