Satellites show ‘mega-iceberg’ released 152 billion tonnes of fresh water into ocean as it scraped South Georgia

Satellites show 'mega-iceberg' released 152 billion tonnes of fresh water into ocean as it scraped South Georgia

Image 1: Iceberg A68A with some smaller pieces of ice that have broken off around it (November 21, 2020). Credit: MODIS image from NASA Worldview Snapshots. 152 billion tonnes of fresh water, 20 times the volume of Loch Ness or 61 million Olympic swimming pools, entered the seas around the subantarctic island of South Georgia … Read more

I’m A Celebrity: Beau Ryan LEAVES The Show

Gone: Beau Ryan has sensationally left I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!  on Thursday night's episode

NRL star Beau Ryan has sensationally left I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! on Thursday night’s episode. The 36-year-old made the shock announcement during an overnight chat with fellow campers, where he abruptly said he missed his family and needed to leave. “As you know, the last few days I’ve been struggling, and today … Read more

Aussie Diamonds show progress under Stacey Marinkovich after sixth Quad Series title win

Diamonds win Quad Series

Stacey Marinkovich won his first international encounter as Diamonds head coach, after the Australian netball team beat England in the Quad Series Final to claim their sixth title. Played at London’s Copper Box Arena for five days, Australia prevailed despite some tired bodies on the pitch, after a busy schedule and a tense draw between … Read more

“I found it in bad taste”: Forgotten victim in the “Nick Kyrgios Show” – Aus Open LIVE

"I found it in bad taste": Forgotten victim in the "Nick Kyrgios Show" - Aus Open LIVE

Ash Barty has produced a near-perfect start to her quest to become Australia’s first Australian Open champion in 44 years, but could still improve. The Queenslander beat Lesia Tsurenko 6-0 6-1 in the first round and now face Italian qualifier Lucia Bronzetti in the second match of the day at Rod Laver Arena. Bronzetti has … Read more

Eco-friendly plastics made from sugars show ‘unprecedented’ properties

Eco-friendly plastics made from sugars show 'unprecedented' properties

The search for sustainable alternatives to common plastics has researchers investigating how their building blocks can come from sources other than oil, and for the scientists behind a promising new study, it’s led them straight to the sweet stuff. The team produced a new form of plastic with “unprecedented” mechanical properties that are maintained through … Read more

Ethiopia: Efforts by young entrepreneurs show promise in tackling employment challenge

Ethiopia: Efforts by young entrepreneurs show promise in tackling employment challenge

The researchers agree that young entrepreneurs can be part of the solution to the national jobs challenge if they receive strong support and encouragement from government and the general public. They also recommend that there are countless ways to help young entrepreneurs succeed. Providing more financial capital, offering training programs on how to grow a … Read more

Steven Gerrard: Coutinho and Digne arrivals show Aston Villa’s ambition | AstonVilla

Steven Gerrard has hailed Philippe Coutinho and Lucas Digne as “statement signings” who have the “steel and style” to help quickly turn Aston Villa into a major Premier League force. “They are definitely a sign of optimism and ambition,” Gerrard said of this week’s arrivals. “We want to move now, we don’t want to wait.” … Read more