A dedicated team of scientists have identified that Gilese 67C, an M-dwarf star that is 22 light years away from Earth, is supporting a trio of planets. In what has been a dramatic step forward in understanding, these planets are orbiting Gilese 67C within the 'habitable zone' - a region where water is likely to be in liquid form. Situated within the constellation of Scorpius, the star is around 'one-third the mass of our sun' and one of the three planets has been described as a 'super-earth' due to it being larger than our planet.
Advertising may not be the first thing you think of when watching sport but Sony are finding new and interesting ways to showcase their brand. The furor surrounding Rafael Nadal's exit from this year's Wimbledon tournament will certainly have detracted from their campaign, but Sony are currently piloting a form of 'microscopic' advertising.
During last night's Confedrations Cup coverage, it was announced on air that Brighton manager, and pundit for the evening, Gus Poyet, had had his contract terminated by the club. In what appears a to have been a deliberate ploy from the club, the former Chelsea and Uruguay player noted that "the BBC got a great story forever".
The heartwarming celebrations at Stonehenge this morning, marking the beginning of the longest day of the year, saw up to 20,000 people gathering at the monument. The celebrations continue an ongoing trend of reviving age-old festivals and paying significant days the respect they deserve. From die-hard pagans, to more casual hippies and even families, Stonehenge welcomed a plethora of people into it's embrace early this morning. Certain ceremonies were invoked by the aficionados, whilst others gathered to merely take in the atmosphere and pay significance to this magnificent day.
American actor James Gandolfini has died of a heart attack while on holiday in Italy, aged 51. Gandolfini was best known for his portrayal of troubled Mob boss Tony Soprano in the TV series The Sopranos though most recently he was seen playing Vegas casino owner Doug Munny in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.
Set to go to auction this July, the lock of Mick Jagger's hair has been valued at $2,300 - $3,100.
The ancient Chinese exercise, often seen being practiced in local parks and green areas, has by many, never really been viewed as a valid form of exercise but attitudes are now changing to this.
Eager birdwatchers have been making use of some of the latest mobile apps to help them catch a glimpse of certain species.