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Eurobillions ‘traced’ to small black hole near Brussels

TV boffin Professor Brian Cox thinks he’s tracked down the disappearing eurobillions, but too late to help the struggling economies of Greece, Italy and Spain.

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Posted: Oct 21st, 2011
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Ministers to consider raising the speed of light

‘Increasing the speed limit would reduce the journey time from the sun to the earth from its current sluggish 8 minutes and 19 seconds, bringing enormous economic benefits by increasing the amount of sunlight we receive and potentially lengthening the day.’

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Posted: Sep 30th, 2011
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Bored neutrino can’t get out of Switzerland fast enough

CERN spokesman Otto Heinkelman confirmed that a neutrino had travelled from Switzerland to Italy at faster than the speed of light, apparently to escape the ennui.

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Posted: Sep 24th, 2011
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Scientists baffled as First Capital Connect train arrives before it should

Britain’s rail operators, the entire scientific community and 1,439 passengers were in shock today as First Capital Connect published tentative proof of their Brighton to Bedford service arriving at London Bridge 20 seconds before it was meant to.

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Posted: Sep 23rd, 2011
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Government to regulate scientists with regional accents

Minister for Universities and Science, David Willetts has written to further education establishments in England and Wales requesting that as part of their science courses they introduce mandatory modules on communication skills and elocution.
One government spokesman said the growing trend for ‘normal’ accents is ‘undermining the gravitas and integrity of British science and must stop right now.’

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Posted: Mar 21st, 2011
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