This Earth-sized star rotates once every 25 seconds

Astronomers this week announced the discovery of the fastest rotating white dwarf star ever, with a spin speed of once every 25 seconds. The star is about the size of Earth, but by the team’s goal, it contains at least 200,000 times more mass, making the dense little object a spinning freak of nature. The … Read more

Two arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after teenager seriously injured in halls

Detective Inspector Cawail Wong said: “This was a serious incident in which a young man was stabbed. I would appeal to anyone who has information about it to contact the police.” Students were evacuated from the block on Wednesday night and offered alternative accommodation and food. They will be able to return later on Thursday … Read more