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RAF Lossiemouth's 'Dambusters' squadron is disbanded

<b>The RAF's "Dambuster" squadron, which has been based at Lossiemouth in Moray, has been disbanded as its Tornado aircraft are withdrawn from service.</b><p>The famous 617 Squadron will be reformed in 2016, at its new location, RAF Marham in Norfolk.<p>It will become the first RAF squadron to fly a new stealth …


If you missed the big news yesterday, astronomers have found the first direct evidence of cosmic inflation, the theorized dramatic expansion of the universe that put the "bang" in the Big Bang 13.8 billion years ago: Complete coverage here:

Why Do Roosters Crow?

Scientists have found the first direct evidence of cosmic inflation, which describes the rapid expansion of spacetime just after the Big Bang. The find also confirms the existence of long-theorized gravitational waves. Read more: Big Bang Theory: 5 Weird Facts About Seeing the Universe's Birth:

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Fashion Modeling

Watch Flying Snakes: They Don't Need A Plane

Popular Science Blogs<p>Eek Squad<p>The extraordinary science of spiders, bats, snakes, and other creepy creatures. By Rebecca Boyle<p>Researchers study flying snakes by using a 3-D printed model of their flight configuration.<p>Snakes don’t always fly, but when they do, they glide with a grace unparalleled in …

Ask Anything: What Does Water Taste Like?

H2-oh-so-tasty<p>For thousands of years, philosophers claimed that water had no flavor. It’s the baseline for the sense of taste, they said—a starting point and null condition. What water is to tongues, darkness is to eyes and silence is to ears. “The natural substance water per se tends to be …

Diamond: Britain's answer to the Large Hadron Collider

At the Diamond particle accelerator in Oxfordshire, experiments using beams of light 10,000 times brighter than the sun have implications for the fight against cancer, improved air safety and energy efficiency<p>The darling of particle physics might be the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at Cern, but as a …

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Is our Sun falling silent?<p><b>"I've been a solar physicist for 30 years, and I've never seen anything quite like this," says Richard Harrison, head of space physics at the</b> …

Climate Change


Shuttle Carrier Aircraft

NASA used two modified Boeing 747 jetliners, originally manufactured for commercial use, as Space Shuttle Carrier Aircraft.


Super-Earths likely to have oceans and continents

Massive exoplanets might be more like Earth than has been thought.<p>Massive terrestrial exoplanets – planets outside our solar system – called …

Earth Science

Starting fire with water

Astronauts on the ISS are experimenting with “supercritical water,” a form of water with a strange property: it can help start fire.<p>When firefighters …