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Universe Guide Blog Articles Archive 14


UFO spotted near to StansteadAugust 3, 2011, 7:23pm

(UK) BBC Radio 5`s presenter Mike Sewell spotted a UFO on the way this morning. He tells in detail what he saw in a field near Stanstead Airport, North West Essex on the BBC Site.



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Oxygen found in spaceAugust 2, 2011, 11:23pm

Oxygen, the gas that gives up the ability to live has finally been spotted in Space in a star forming region in the constellation of Orion. If you think you`d be able to take off your helmet and breath, think again, you`ll be either frozen or burnt to death. Up until that moment, Oxygen had only been found in the solo form, now it has been found in mass.



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Conan Movie TrailerMay 7, 2011, 3:54 pm

It only seemed like a couple of days ago that the first Conan 2011 movie trailer came out and what a poor effort it was. The producers have since back tracked and released a new trailer which I expect you to agree whether you like the film or not is a better trailer than the first.



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Neutrinos, Faster than the Speed of LightJanuary 1, 2011, 16:8PM

On thursday, scientists have announced that they have broken one of the fundamental laws of physics that nothing travels faster than light. The scientists at CERN, the European Centre for Nuclear Research have announced to the world that an experiment using Neutrinos fired from Geneva to a site in Italy and back travelled faster than light.

The ramifications if proven could mean time travel and warp speed, the speed at which the USS Enterprise NCC-1701A from the series Star Trek is also possible. Don`t go booking your holiday on Vulcan just yet as other scientists are to test the experiment that the CERN scientists conducted to see if they got their results correct.

One of the group of scientists that will test the experiment is the Fermilab, the US Governments equivalent in Chicago.

A Neutrino is a small subatomic particle that has no electric charges unlike electrons so can travel where electrons



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Partial Solar EclipseDecember 29, 2010, 5:31 pm

On the fourth of January next year (2011), there will be a partial solar eclipse seen in Northern Europe. In London, UK, the sun will be 67-70% covered by the Sun. In Glasgow however only about 38% of the Sun will be covered.

I cannot stress enough that although the Sun will be obscured, you must take protective measures to ensure your sight isn`t damaged by the light.

Visit Exploratorium to see how to View the Sun safely. You can buy special eclipse glasses that will help you. Theye cheap but they come in packs where Ive seen them being sold. All now is fingers crossed that the eclipse is not obscured by cloud.



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Transformers, Dark of the MoonDecember 11, 2010, 8:00 pm

Teaser Trailor for the third Transformers, Robots in Disguise movie, Dark of the Moon. *UPDATED* with new trailer.



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Cowboys and Aliens TrailerDecember 5, 2010, 10:04 pm

*UPDATED* The trailer for next years summer Cowboys and Aliens sci-fi smasher has been released. Watch and enjoy....



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Irvin Kershner DiesNovember 27, 2010, 9:41 pm

Irvin Kershner, the director famous for directing Empire Strikes Back has died at the age of 87. Star Wars V - The Empire Strikes Back is what hell probably be most remembered for. It is widely acknowledge as being the best film in the Star Wars double trilogy). He also directed Robocop II and the James Bond film Never Say Never Again. He died of Lung Cancer which he had been battling with for three years.



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First non-Milky Way Planet discoveredNovember 18, 2010, 7:31pm

Scientists have discovered a planet around a star that is alien to the milky way. The Star HIP 13044 was once part of another galaxy which was swallowed up by the Milky Way. The star is nearing the end of its life and will expand and destroy the planet. The planet has been described as a gas planet so no life will be eradicated when the planet is swallowed up by the sun. The Star is 2000 Light years away in the constellationFornax.



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Game of the YearOctober 29, 2010, 7:47 pm

Mass Effect 2, the space RPG offering from Bioware has beaten off challenges from Modern Warfare and Guitar Hero 5 to win the coveted Golden Joystick. The Golden Joystick was given for Game of Year. Will Bioware be able to retain the Joystick with its Dragon Age 2 offering, only time will tell.



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