Get ready for the Comets!

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Where will you be in the early morning of the 1st December? If you are in the right place at the right time then there is a chance, just a chance that you may see one of the wonders of the night skies, a great comet with a trail stretching out from it. Comet ISON […]

Sleep "cleans" the brain…

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Researchers have found that the brain uses sleep to clear away the toxins left in the brain after a hard day thinking or at work.  The US research team believe that this is one of our fundamental reasons for sleep. Their study, published in Journal Science suggests that the brain cells (probably the glial cells) […]

Sleep "cleans" the brain…

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Researchers have found that the brain uses sleep to clear away the toxins left in the brain after a hard day thinking or at work.  The US research team believe that this is one of our fundamental reasons for sleep. Their study, published in Journal Science suggests that the brain cells (probably the glial cells) […]

Cassini Probe Spots Plastic on Titan

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The Cassini probe which is examining the components of Saturn’s moon, Titan has spotted propene or propylene. On Earth this molecule consists of six hydrogen atoms and three carbon atoms which is part of many commonly used plastics. This is the first definitive detection of any plastic molecule outside of Earth and it was made […]