More than 2,200 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquake

A powerful aftershock shook Nepal on Sunday, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the streets a day after a massive earthquake left more than 2,200 people ...

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Magma Under Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Fill Grand Canyon 14 Times

Scientists have discovered a previously unknown reservoir

Fri 24 Apr 15 from TIME

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Climate change sceptic group sets up inquiry into accuracy of global temperature records

The UK's most prominent climate change denial group is launching an inquiry into the integrity of global surface temperature records.

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Stunning shot of massive star cluster unveiled as Hubble anniversary image

On this day 25 years ago, the Hubble Space Telescope launched aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery in what marked the beginning of an incredible journey, and the start of a new golden age in the ...

Fri 24 Apr 15 from Gizmag

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Experts gathered in Nepal a week ago to ready for earthquake

Nepal's devastating earthquake was the disaster experts knew was coming.

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1.5 million volunteers discover penguins need to use the faeces in order to breed

A citizen science project has found that penguins use their faeces to melt rocky breeding sites in order to lay their eggs.

4 hours ago from The Independent

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Astronomers find runaway galaxies

We know of about two dozen runaway stars, and have even found one runaway star cluster escaping its galaxy forever. Now, astronomers have spotted 11 runaway galaxies that have been flung out ...

Thu 23 Apr 15 from

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Frank Miller is writing a third Dark Knight Returns graphic novel

Frank Miller is going to write a third installment in his Dark Knight trilogy as eight comics in celebration of the original’s 30th anniversary. The first issues will hit this fall according ...

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Diabetes drug found in freshwater is a potential cause of intersex fish

A medication commonly taken for Type II diabetes, which is being found in freshwater systems worldwide, has been shown to cause intersex in fish -male fish that produce eggs.

Fri 24 Apr 15 from

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Hubble issues 25th birthday image

The Hubble Space Telescope celebrates its silver anniversary with a picture featuring a spectacular vista of young stars blazing through a dense cloud of gas and dust.

Thu 23 Apr 15 from BBC News

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