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Touring Cornwall -Part 7
©2015 Paul Connaghan.

I left Mousehole at about 8.00 p.m. while there was enough daylight left to find an appropriate place to camp overnight. 914 more words

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From ESA: "Astronomers use cosmic gravity to create a ‘black-hole-scope’"


European Space Agency

6 July 2015
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Basic Research

Is there alien life on this comet? Probably not, despite what two scientists say

TORONTO – Extraterrestrial life: this is what astrobiologists dream about finding some day.

That’s likely why some media are excited by claims by two astrobiologists — Max Wallis and Chandra Wickramasinghe — who today reported that there was some chance that microbial life was likely to exist on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. 298 more words

News

Stroke sufferer’s benefit cut

A disabled Bearsden woman who suffered a stroke when she was seven is to appeal against a decision to take away her mobility car.

Gillian Rutherford (49) was re-assessed recently by the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), under new guidelines for her Personal Independence Payment (PIP) that concluded she could walk between 20 and 50 metres. 279 more words

Cuts

Struggling family to lose benefits for their disabled son - because youngster is 'TOO ill'

” The family of a heavily disabled boy are having essential benefits scrapped by heartless benefits bosses – because he’s too ill.

Seven-year-old Dylan Kirsopp’s condition leaves him having to be fed through a drip, while he also has cerebral palsy and epilepsy. 91 more words

Cuts

Five Supermassive Black Holes discovered

Astronomers have found evidence for a large population of hidden supermassive black holes in the Universe.

Using NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) satellite observatory, the team of international scientists detected the high energy X-rays from five supermassive black holes previously clouded from direct view by dust and gas. 473 more words

Astronomy

More cuts to welfare

So this Wednesday George Osborne will officially announce his 12 billion pounds in welfare cuts, those that are already suffering will be given another beating with the possibility of losing ₤30 a week! 557 more words