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K stars more likely to host habitable exoplanets

K stars more likely to host habitable exoplanets

Science
March 8 (UPI) -- Scientists have dubbed K stars "Goldilocks stars." According to a new study, K stars are more likely to host habitat exoplanets than other types of stars. If life is to be found outside planet Earth, the new research suggests K stars are where astronomers should look. K stars are orangish stars that register a bit cooler than the sun. There are billions of stars in the universe. Astronomers looking for signs of alien life can barely scratch the surface of the universe's stellar population. The new research promises to narrow astronomers' search parameters. As detailed in the Astrophysical Journal Letters, K stars have several advantages. They live a long time, providing surrounding planets plenty of time for the development of life. More importantly, K stars feature less...
India v England: Kate Cross stars as England claim thrilling win

India v England: Kate Cross stars as England claim thrilling win

Sports
Third Twenty20 international, Guwahati:England 119-6 (20 overs): Beaumont 29, Jones 26India 118-6 (20 overs): Mandhana 58, Raj 30*, Cross 2-18England won by one runScorecardKate Cross bowled a magnificent final over to lead England to a thrilling one-run win over India in the third Twenty20 in Guwahati. With India needing three to win, Cross bowled three dot balls, removed Bharati Fulmali and Anuja Patil, then conceded only one run from the final ball. England earlier stuttered with the bat, but their 119-6 was enough for a 3-0 series whitewash. They now go to Sri Lanka for three one-day internationals and three T20s.Brilliant Cross holds her nerve Before this series, medium-fast bowler Cros...
Baftas 2019: Stars descend on London for ceremony

Baftas 2019: Stars descend on London for ceremony

Entertainment
Some the biggest names in cinema are set to gather at London's Royal Albert Hall for this year's Bafta film awards.The Favourite, which stars Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz, leads the race with 12 nominations.It's well ahead of its closest competitors - Bohemian Rhapsody, A Star Is Born, Roma and First Man, each of which has seven nominations.The ceremony takes place from 19:00 GMT, and will be hosted by Joanna Lumley for the second consecutive year.The Baftas are often a good indicator of who will go on to awards glory at the Oscars - which are being held this year on Sunday 24 February.Last year, the winners of the acting categories - Frances McDormand, Gary Oldman, Allison Janney and Sam Rockwell - were exactly the...
Drill stars avoid jail after breaching ban on performing their music

Drill stars avoid jail after breaching ban on performing their music

Entertainment
Two prominent drill artists have been given suspended jail sentences for breaching a gang injunction designed to stop them performing songs which police said incited violence against rivals. Scotland Yard said Skengdo - real name Terrell Doyley - and AM - real name Joshua Malinga - were sentenced to nine months' imprisonment suspended for two years at Croydon County Court after breaching an interim gang injunction.The musicians' manager, TK, said the pair - both aged 21 - were not involved in gang violence but pleaded guilty after a video of one of their performances emerged on the internet without their knowledge.According to Metropolitan Police, the injunction was made against the rappers in August after the court found they were members of a south London gang and were li...
Golden Globe glory for British stars and Bohemian Rhapsody

Golden Globe glory for British stars and Bohemian Rhapsody

Entertainment
British stars and the story of one of the UK's biggest bands stole the show at this year's Golden Globes. Olivia Colman, Christian Bale, Richard Madden and Ben Whishaw were all winners, while Bohemian Rhapsody, the story of Queen and Freddie Mercury, picked up two of the biggest gongs of the night - for best actor and best film in the drama category.Accepting his award, Rami Malek, who plays the legendary frontman, said: "Thank you to Freddie Mercury for giving me the joy of a lifetime. This is for you, gorgeous.":: Bohemian Rhapsody: Freddie would have loved Queen biopic, says Brian May Image: They are the champions! Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor celebrate with Rami Malek Image: The ceremony w...