Archive for July 23rd, 2017:

Norfolk Broads python discovery mystery

A 12-ft long python found on the Norfolk Broads is being cared for by animal experts because its owner cannot be traced. The albino reticulated python was found at Stalham Staithe, Norfolk. Usually found in south-east Asia, the snake would struggle to cope with the temperature in this country. Article source:

LISA Pathfinder: Time called on Europe’s gravity probe

Image copyright ESA Image caption Artwork: The LISA Pathfinder demonstration took place more than a million km from Earth The European Space Agency (Esa) has turned off one of its most successful ever missions. LISA Pathfinder was sent into orbit in 2015 to prove key technologies that could be used on some future project to

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Fukushima disaster: Robot finds possible melted nuclear fuel

Image copyright AFP Image caption Lava-like rocks were spotted underneath one of the damaged reactors An underwater robot has captured what is believed to be the first images of melted nuclear fuel deposits inside Japan’s stricken Fukushima nuclear plant, its operator Tepco says. Large amounts of solidified lava-like rocks and lumps in layers were seen

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