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A 'compound eye' on the sky

At ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile they are about to fit a new instrument that can record the light from 24 galaxies simultaneously.

Spying on a bird's life at sea

Studying land-based birds is tough enough, but studying seabirds that spend much of their time over, on, or under water presents a new set of challenges.

In this week’s Journal of the Royal Society: Interface, a team led by Oxford University scientists describes how new technologies and techniques made it possible to follow an important British seabird, the Manx Shearwater.

A heartbreaking tale

Meet Ossie: a friendly green popsicle who has already been fired through the LHC and frozen to absolute zero in a bid to explain cutting edge science.