Science & Health
Astronomers have used ALMA to detect a huge mass of glowing stardust in a galaxy seen when the Universe was only 4% of its present age. This galaxy was observed shortly after its formation and is the most distant galaxy in which dust has been detected. This observation is also the most distant detection of oxygen in the Universe. These new results provide brand-new insights into the birth and explosive deaths of the very first stars.
Mar 8, 2017
At least 1.5 million people have been affected by a drought in Mozambique, one of the poorest countries in Africa. Two consecutive seasons of poor rainfalls have damaged crops and negatively impacted harvesting, meaning vulnerable communities are facing hunger as they do not have essential foods such as maize and rice.IBTimes UK visited the Cachenge community in the Tete province where people are now able to buy foods - such as maize, rice and beans -through the use of electronic cards. The project, funded by the Department for International Development, is the result of a collaboration between children charity World Vision and MasterCard.
Mar 3, 2017
The Batagaika crater in Siberia is the worlds largest megaslump. It continues to expand because of melting permafrost ice underneath the surface.
Mar 3, 2017
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