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  1. Pluto's demotion spoils plan for planetary pizza parties

    Posted Aug 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the world's astronomers to kick out Pluto as a planet and not approve three new ones cost me four toppings on my planetary pizza this weekend. We were planning to organise a planetary pizza party ... BRADSHER and DANIELLE D. BRADSHER (his planetary guide), Mid-Levels ...

  2. Foggy weather likely to rain on planetary parade

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Louisa Yan A parade of five planets will adorn Hong Kong's night-time sky until Friday, but continuous foggy weather may bar people from enjoying the sight. If the weather permits, Hongkongers will be able to see Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Sat ...

  3. Planetary Landscapes: Sculpting The Solar System

    Posted Feb 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An exhibition of sculptures and photographs inspired by shots taken during space flights and on locations around the world. Mon, Wed, Fri: 1pm-9pm; Sat, Sun and public holidays: 10am-9pm. Special Exhibition Hall, HK Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Rd, TST East. $5, $10. Tel: 2732 3232. Ends May 2 ...

  4. News - World - SPACE

    Moon soil backs up giant impact theory that space rock hit earth

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Moynier, assistant professor of earth and planetary sciences at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri. "It's an important difference." The great impact theory could be the key ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Science shows us how ordinary we, and the earth, are

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer Gwynne Dyer looks at how science increasingly gives us a measure of our true insignificance Growing realisation of a life less extraordinary In this interval between the struggle to choose the next president of the US and the next leader of China, a delicious moment of sheer silliness: the BBC has banned a science programme because it might trigger an interstellar ...

  6. Award honours the find of a universal lifetime

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Shaw Prize- established nine years ago by Hong Kong's TVB founder Run Run Shaw to award prizes for astronomy, life science and medicine, and mathematical sciences- is known as the Asian Nobel. The citation describes the work by Jewitt and Luu as an 'archaeological treasure', an apt description given it took the duo five years pointing ...

  7. The Wow Factor

    Posted Sep 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pore beauty's sake Benefit's Porefect range claims to guarantee flawless skin no matter how bad a day you're having. The line includes Porefessional (HK$280/ 22ml), a gel that is designed to give the appearance of minimised pores, giving yo ...

  8. Cave found on Mars

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Nasa's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE). That camera is powerful enough to actually see inside the hole- and find out what the students really have found. ...

  9. Far-sighted mission

    Posted Sep 06th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... are happening in the field. The world's most powerful planet-searching telescope, named after the German stargazer who first stated laws of planetary motion - Johannes Kepler - was launched into an orbit around the sun on March 6 on a mission that is expected to take 31/2 years. The Kepler telescope (right) works by measuring planetary shadows thrown against stars. It can even detect ...

  10. Moon

    Posted Dec 13th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Moon Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott Director: Duncan Jones How appropriate it is that this film is set on the far side of the moon, for it provides the platform for two individuals to finally emerge from the shadows and sho ...




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