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
BBC

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.
BBC

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.
Telegraph
Physics World
New Scientist

Kilogram adjustment courts controversy
Redefinition of SI unit may require number fudge.
Nature 

Todays physics news: worlds first dark sky island, Discovery ready to launch, LHC to keep running news
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