Archive for January 16th, 2018:

Mount Mayon: Philippines volcano spews out lava

The Mount Mayon volcano in the Philippines has begun spewing out lava, after it began erupting at the weekend. Thousands of people have fled their homes, as volcanologists warn a ‘hazardous explosion’ could take place within weeks or days. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-42711749

Jordan urged to end animal mistreatment at Petra site

Image copyright Peta Image caption Peta says the donkey on the left has a tongue sticking out due to a neurological disorder Animal rights group Peta has launched an international campaign to try to end the mistreatment of working animals in the ancient city of Petra in Jordan. Peta says donkeys, horses and camels are

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Hubble scores unique close-up view of distant galaxy

Image copyright NASA/Esa/B. Salmon (StScI) Image caption Ancient galaxies usually appear as tiny red dots to powerful telescopes The Hubble telescope has bagged an unprecedented close-up view of one of the Universe’s oldest known galaxies. Astronomers were lucky when the orbiting observatory captured the image of a galaxy that existed just 500 million years after

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