Category Archives: universe

Chatting with death

I have had cancer – prostate cancer. Many people have had cancer. Many much worse than mine and countless now in the embrace of the universe as a result of it. I have found it difficult. Difficult because cancer has … Continue reading

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Mini Big Bang from the Large Hadron Collider

LHC is the Large Hadron Collider beneath the border joining France and Switzerland. The experiment created temperatures a million times hotter than the centre of the Sun. The LHC is housed in a 27km-long circular tunnel under the French-Swiss border … Continue reading

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Distant galaxy emerges from ‘cosmic fog’

Galaxy UDFy-38135539 is the most distant object ever discovered   Scientists have discovered the most distant galaxy yet observed from Earth. Dr Mark Swinbank of the Institute for Computational Cosmology has suggested how light from the galaxy is almost as … Continue reading

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Gliese 581G

There is a new planet that has strong┬ásimilarities┬áto earth as well as some crucial differences. A team of planet hunters spotted the alien world circling a red dwarf star called Gliese 581, 20 light years away. The planet is in … Continue reading

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