Originally Published by The BBC News – Canadian commander Chris Hadfield has shared with the world his cover version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, which he recorded on the International Space Station.
– Water inside the moon’s mantle came from primitive meteorites, new research finds, the same source thought to have supplied most of the water on Earth.
– A large meteor is spotted travelling across the night sky by people in many parts of England and Wales.
– A forensic analysis of 17th-century human remains proves that survival cannibalism took place in historic Jamestown, Virginia. The findings answer a long-standing question among historians about the occurrence of cannibalism at Jamestown during the deadly winter of 1609-1610 known as the “starving time” — a period during which about 80 percent of the colonists died.
– Rachel Carson’s book fuelled an international environmental movement, but the threats to songbirds remain.