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  1. Could aliens be trying to get in touch with us?

    Posted Sep 05th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Attempting to contact aliens could have catastrophic consequences for mankind according to Stephen Hawking (pictured), and if the latest Hong Kong UFO sighting figures are anything to go by, it might be worth heeding the celebrated physicist ...

  2. Six degrees

    Posted Apr 05th 2009, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... Simonyi, who now takes his holidays in space. The Soyuz TMA-14 mission to the International Space Station, which blasted off on March 26, is Hungarian-born Simonyi's second extraterrestrial jolly, after a trip in April 2007 aboard the Soyuz TMA-10... The following mission, Soyuz TMA-11, carried Malaysia's first astronaut, Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, into space. In the final round ...

  3. Queen's drummer and playwright to grace local premiere of rock odyssey

    Posted May 13th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. It appears one queen will be making a royal appearance at the opening of We Will Rock You this Saturday. Drummer Roger Taylor (left), of the rock group Queen, will be arriving late this week along with t ...

  4. Space travel

    Posted Apr 16th 2006, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... followed the extraterrestrial adventures of the Robinson family? 4 In which year did Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin become the first man to travel into outer space? 5 What was the name of the American space shuttle that broke apart on re-entry on February 1, 2003, killing all seven of its crew? 6 Which 1983 film, starring Sam Shepard and adapted from a Tom Wolfe novel, tells the story ...

  5. fly me to the moon

    Posted Nov 04th 2007, 12:00am by Jonathan Hopfner

    ... Compiled by Jonathan Hopfner 1 Which two Greek goddesses were closely associated with the moon? 2 Which American rock musician named his first child Moon Unit? 3 Who played the two lead characters in 1980s TV show Moonlighting? 4 Launched on October 24 an ...

  6. Sky's the limit for HK stargazers in Year of Astronomy

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Fiona Ng, Vivian Chen

    ... of Stars last Saturday. The windy event was organised by a group of Hong Kong astronomers and researchers to allow people to explore space, the final frontier, from our little plot of the planet. ... was not in town, the founder of the Hong Kong Space Museum, 80-year-old Joseph Liu Hing-chai, was given his due in a voice recording that encouraged more young people to look to the stars because, as he ...

  7. Daring to be different

    Posted Aug 20th 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... to explore the local market for contemporary jewellery. To save money for my studio, I taught art courses six days a week. In 2000, I rented a residential unit next to where my family lived and set ... What were the turning points in your career? I relocated my business to a first-floor shop space on Elgin Street in 2003, so that my customers could view the collections whenever they wanted. ...

  8. Ancient values, customs and morals explored

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The 'Fantastic Creatures from the British Museum' exhibition showcases a precious collection of objects and images of mythical creatures and takes visitors on a cross-cultural journey through man's changing values, customs and morals over the centuries. The exhibition explores why and how basic human needs are served by the invention of mystical creatures. Visitors ...

  9. Explore Hermanus

    Posted Aug 17th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Taylor

    ... Chris Taylor Dear Travel Guru, I blame it all on the World Cup. My father's got it into his head we should visit Cape Town for a holiday. I really don't know what to think- so far away and, of course, we're doing it on a tour. I have a visi ...

  10. Explore Singapore Zoo

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Taylor

    ... Chris Taylor Dear Travel Guru, It's summer holidays, and once again my parents have decided we're going to Singapore. I don't mind Singapore. It's clean and leafy and the food is great. But we've been two times before, and to me i ...




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