12172017

Rocket rumbles give volcanic insights

Image caption An “upside down volcano” (L) and an “upside down rocket” (R) What do volcanoes and rockets have in common? “Volcanoes [...]

The best since Bradman? How does Smith do it?

Steve Smith averages 75 in Tests as captain of Australia The scale of the damage done to England by Steve Smith’s double century in the third Ashes Test is only matched by the sense of inevitability that the [...]

‘England need to show guts & determination to keep Ashes alive’

Media playback is not supported on this device Pint-sized Ashes: Australia pile on the punishment on day three England need to show “guts and determination” to keep the [...]

Mackay-Steven hat-trick as Aberdeen see off Hibs

Mackay-Steven shoots Aberdeen into a 2-0 lead at Pittodrie Gary Mackay-Steven scored a hat-trick as Aberdeen swept hapless Hibernian aside at Pittodrie. Graeme Shinnie swept in the opening goal on 11 minutes before [...]

Superb Ozil strike sees Arsenal add to Newcastle’s troubles

Mesut Ozil scored his third goal of the season with a superb volley Newcastle suffered a fourth defeat in a row as Arsenal moved back into the top four with a narrow victory. Mesut Ozil’s brilliant volleyed [...]

Chelsea extend Southampton’s miserable run

Marcos Alonso’s winner came with the last kick of the first half Chelsea edged past Southampton thanks to Marcos Alonso’s winner to move level on points with second-placed Manchester United in the Premier [...]

Heinz Wolff, Great Egg Race presenter and scientist, dies

Media captionHeinz Wolff’s show challenged scientists to create weird and wonderful gadgets Renowned scientist and TV presenter Heinz Wolff has died, aged 89. The German-born inventor and professor, famed for hosting BBC [...]

Ashes slipping away from England as Smith hits double century for Australia

Media playback is not supported on this device Pint-sized Ashes: Australia pile on the punishment on day three Australia captain Steve Smith struck a magnificent double century and [...]

Pint-sized Ashes: Australia pile on the punishment on day three

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Higgins whitewashes O’Sullivan in Scottish Open

John Higgins is eyeing a 30th ranking title, and second this season John Higgins whitewashed Ronnie O’Sullivan in a ranking event for the first time in 23 years to reach the Scottish Open semi-finals. The [...]