Today’s physics news: world’s first ‘dark sky island’, Discovery ready to launch, LHC to keep running
In today’s news round-up: world’s first ‘dark sky island’, Discovery ready to launch, LHC to keep running and kilogram adjustment courts controversy.
Sark is world’s first ‘dark sky island’
Channel island hopes award will lure stargazers to witness its spectacular night skies
Discovery rolls out to launch pad
The US space shuttle Discovery is moved back to its launch pad in preparation for what should be its final mission.
Large Hadron Collider to stay running for another year
The closure of the Large Hadron Collider has been put back by a year because the £5bn machine is running so well, it has been announced.
Kilogram adjustment courts controversy
Redefinition of SI unit may require number fudge.