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Prince William work photos reveal password

Photos on the official website of the Duke of Cambridge (Prince William) on Wednesday accidentally revealed the login details for an RAF system called Military Flight Information Publications (milFLIP) –…

Spectacular photos from Australian eclipse

The total solar eclipse of 2012 on Wednesday, with best viewing in northern Australia, provided amateur and professional observers with spectacular views of the event with many photos and videos…

Australia wakes up to total solar eclipse

Australians woke up to a total solar eclipse on Tuesday – the first since 2002 and the last until 2028. “The sun was just over the horizon when the eclipse…

Hurricane Sandy approaches NJ coast, 150 000 without power

Hurricane Sandy, about 50 miles (75km) off the New Jersey, USA coastline, strengthened and doubled its approach speed on late Monday (GMT). The storm, its wind effects spanning hundreds of…

SpaceX Dragon separates from ISS, de-orbits

SpaceX Dragon capsule, a private and American-made spacecraft, separated and de-orbited from the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday, completing an 18 day resupply mission. SpaceX announced early on Sunday…

Hurricane Sandy could be similar to 1991 Perfect Storm

As hurricane Sandy slowly moves at about 14 km/h (9 mph) from 570 km (917 miles) southeast of Charleston, NC, USA, residents in the US and Canada on Saturday prepared…

Widespread internet outages reported

Internet users around the globe reported general internet slowdowns and outages, plus major websites like Tumblr and Dropbox were offline early on Friday. “Users in Asia and North America are…

ESO telescope creates largest center of galaxy photo

An international team of astronomers released a never before seen image of 84 million stars, part of a 173 million object image, of our galaxy, the Milky Way, captured over…

Apple launches iPad to current owners delight, chagrin

Apple on Tuesday announced a number of new products, including a new version of their popular iPad: the iPad mini. Apple also announced a new version of its iPad –…

Ridiculous policy: jailing scientists for failing to predict earthquake

On Monday October 22 La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno, and Italian newspaper, reported a judge found seven Italian internationally respected seismologists and geological experts guilty of a “superficial and ineffective” assessment…