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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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David Cameron’s face ‘looming larger than ever’, say astronomers

public gazing in awe at his vastness‘Hanging ominously in the night sky with its inscrutable face turned towards the earth, it’s a beautiful but disturbing sight.’

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Posted: Mar 21st, 2011
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Professor Brian Cox wins ‘Face you would most like to slap’ award.

award first presented to Leonard Cohen‘The particular attribute that gives Cox his overwhelming advantage is that permanent supercilious grin which never quite leaves his face, even when discussing the end of the universe.’

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Posted: Mar 10th, 2011
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Time travel ‘already commonplace’, admits athlete and peer Lord Stephen Hawking

often re-lives his gold in the 100 metres‘Physicists have long travelled backwards and forwards in time changing the course of history,’ said Lord Hawking, the most accomplished sprinter Britain has ever produced.

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Posted: Jan 13th, 2011
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