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Obituary: Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking – who died aged 76 – battled motor neurone disease to become one of the most respected and best-known scientists of his age. A man of great humour, he became a popular ambassador for science and was always careful to ensure that the general public had ready access to his work. His book… Read More »

5 passengers dead after helicopter crashes into New York City river

All five passengers aboard a helicopter that crashed into New York City’s East River were confirmed dead early Monday morning by a NYPD spokesman. The pilot was able to escape the Sunday night crash after the aircraft flipped upside down in the water, officials said. He was rescued by a tugboat. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSwz1H_Z94w   The helicopter,… Read More »