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ESA's Mars Express finds possible supervolcano remnant

ESA's Mars Express finds possible supervolcano remnant

Science
April 13 (UPI) -- ESA's Mars Express has photographed a unique and mysterious geologic structure on the Martian surface.Astronomers aren't sure of the crater's origins. The crater, dubbed Ismenia Patera, may have been created by a meteorite impact. It's also possible the imprint was left behind by an ancient supervolcano.The layout and structural patterns seen in and around Ismenia Patera are different and more complex than the typical impact crater. Uneven lumps of rock are found scattered around the outer edge of the crater.Scientists believe the rocky deposits are debris ejected by neighboring impacts. These miniature impacts have created their own system of gullies inside Ismenia Patera.The crater's floor is dynamic, too, showing signs of movement. The floor is likely composed of a roc...

Mirror owner to clinch £127m Express takeover

Business
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Richard Desmond's 17-year status as one of Britain's most prominent newspaper proprietors will reach its denouement this week when he clinches a £127m deal to sell the Daily Express to the publisher of the Daily Mirror. Business News - Markets reports and financial news from Sky
Podcast: Danny Kelly's Trans Europe Express – Sunday, November 12

Podcast: Danny Kelly's Trans Europe Express – Sunday, November 12

Sports
Danny KellySunday, November 12, 2017Danny Kelly is joined by Gabriele Marcotti to take a look at all the big football news from the continent.They discuss Northern Ireland’s agonising World Cup play-off aggregate defeat to Switzerland, the European nations to look out for at next summer’s tournament and Gab gives us his views on a selection of Europe’s biggest club sides.This week’s European cult hero is the former Bulgarian international defender Trifon Ivanov and Tim Vickery joins the show to tell us all the news from South America.Plus, there’s also time to preview the remaining international play-offs.Listen above, or click here to download the podcast from iTunes.Let's block ads! (Why?)
Iraq, Saudi Arabia express full commitment to OPEC balancing act

Iraq, Saudi Arabia express full commitment to OPEC balancing act

Business
Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Oil production from Iraq and Saudi Arabia will remain subdued until the markets reach a target level that indicates a balanced market, leaders said.Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud hosted Iraqi Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luabi to discuss recent trades in shared oil policy.Saudi Arabia is the largest oil producer in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and Iraq is second. In terms of contribution to the OPEC-led effort to balance a market that's oversupplied by historic standards, Saudi is said to be cutting the most, while Iraq has been considered among the least compliant.According to the official Saudi Press Agency, both sides touched on coordination with the multilateral agreement "and the confirmation of the two countries full commitment ...