The frequency and volatility of El Nino, a weather pattern that hammers the tropical Pacific Ocean every five years or so, does not seem linked to climate change, US research shows.Sunday, 6 January, 2013, 4:57am
Fed set for big announcement13 Sep 2012 - 12:19am
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There are heroes and then there are those who transcend the accolade. The late Neil Armstrong, the first person to step foot on the moon, was one of that rarest of breeds.27 Aug 2012 - 4:53am
US President Barack Obama and astronaut Buzz Aldrin led tributes to the Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, lauding him as a reluctant but true American hero.
Armstrong, who died aged 82 from complications following cardiac bypass surgery, was praised for his willingness to embrace and conquer challenges that once seemed impossible.27 Aug 2012 - 6:14am
At 9.32am on July 16, 1969, a 2,900-tonne Saturn V rocket blasted off from Kennedy Space Centre in Florida carrying the Columbia lunar command module and the dreams of a generation.
The mission was Apollo 11, the commander was 38-year-old former navy pilot Neil Armstrong and the destination was the Sea of Tranquility, on the moon.27 Aug 2012 - 11:57am