Astronomers discover 'hidden planet'

12 May 2012 6:56 AM GMT
Astronomers have discovered what they claim is a 'hidden planet' outside our solar system, using a 150-year-old technique used to find Neptune. A team...

Spitzer detects new planet

10 May 2012 5:39 AM GMT
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has detected light emanating from a 'super-Earth' planet beyond our solar system for the first time. 'Spitzer has...

Black hole devours unlucky star

3 May 2012 11:31 PM GMT
Scientists have witnessed the rare spectacle of a supermassive black hole devouring a star that had ventured too close - an event that occurs about...

Parents' poor math linked to medication errors

29 April 2012 3:56 PM GMT
The study, conducted on 289 parents of children younger than eight years who were prescribed a short course of liquid medication after being seen in...
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