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Scientists Discover Space Burps

Scientists Discover Space Burps

Astronomers have spotted two huge waves of gas being “burped” by the black hole

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Phone Charging Furniture is Here!

Phone Charging Furniture is Here!

Ikea has just let out the news that there is new phone-charging furniture coming into stores. Basically, the furniture has built in phone chargers so if you were sat at your desk doing work and suddenly your phone runs out of charge all your problems are solved. Just put your phone onto the charging area and, […]

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Newfound Alien Planet!

Newfound Alien Planet!

A NASA telescope has co-discovered one of the most distant planets ever identified: a gas giant about 13,000 light-years away from earth. “We don’t know if planets are more common in our galaxy’s central bulge or the disk of the galaxy, which is why these observations are so important,” Jennifer Yee, of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center […]

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Famous Astronomer Inspires Pupils

Famous Astronomer Inspires Pupils

Ahead of this week’s solar eclipse, Paul Money, the well-known astronomer, was at Heighington Millfield Primary Academy to talk to Isaac our YJA Space Correspondent. It was not only Isaac who enjoyed meeting the highly talented star gazer, the whole class were inspired by Paul’s explanation (often humorous) of the movement of our planets. (Photo […]

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Huge Milky Way gas bubbles clocked at 2 million mph

Huge Milky Way gas bubbles clocked at 2 million mph

Giant bubbles of gas that erupted from the core of the Milky Way galaxy millions of years ago are expanding out into space at mind-blowing speeds, according to new observations that may help reveal how the strange balloon-like lobes formed. Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have clocked the speed of the gas bubbles, known […]

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New Planet Discovered

New Planet Discovered

A third, tantalising possibility is that it is actually an object stolen from a star that formed from the same “nursery” of gas and dust as our Sun billions of years ago.

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‘Meteor’ Falls to Earth

‘Meteor’ Falls to Earth

            On Friday night thousands of people witnessed a meteor racing across the night sky, leaving a blaze of colour in its path. Police and Fire Service phone lines were jammed as people rushed to report the lights. Some people thought they were witnessing a plane crash or even UFOs! […]

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Apple v Samsung

Apple v Samsung

It’s probably the touch- screen tablet that we are most familiar with. But what about all the other android tablets out there?