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If you want to see the International Space Station when it passes over London, try looking for it at 4.55pm today or 5.39pm tomorrow. It will be visible for about 5 minutes, weather permitting!
An annual blood test could reduce the numbers of deaths from ovarian cancer by about a fifth, according to new research.
Ovarian cancer is the most lethal of all gynaecological malignancies, and early detection could save lives; many do not realise they have this until it is too late for effective treatment.
With Tim Peake safely aboard the International Space Station, why not tune into theRoyal Institution 2015 Christmas Lectures. They are titled ‘How to survive in space’and will be broadcast at 8.00pm on BBC Four on 28, 29 and 30 December.
Tim Peake has safely blasted off from earth and is due to dock with the International Space Station 17:24 GMT.
Three more days until the British astronaut, Tim Peake, blasts off on his journey to be the first Briton to stay on the International Space Station.
Read Jenny Rohn, of UCL, on The Guardian’s science page to get encouragement to continue in the world of science, a real challenge whatever stage of education you are at.
This could be the best meteor shower for a long time. It can be seen all week but from Friday to Monday will be best as there will be no moon then. It is estimated that the average rate will be two a minute, peaking at 2am when there will be even more.
Nasa’s New Horizon spacecraft has sent back detailed and sharp pictures of far distant Pluto showing mountains, craters and icefields.