Georges Lemaître: Who was the Belgian priest who discovered the universe is ...
Georges Lemaître was an astronomer and professor of physics who is thought to be the first to have theorised that the universe is expanding. His theory was observationally confirmed soon afterwards by Edwin Hubble in what is now known as Hubble's Law.
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Helpmann Awards: Sydney Theatre Company the biggest winner across split ...
Sydney Theatre Company scored big in this year's Helpmann Awards, the peak awards for performing arts in Australia. The company took home 10 awards — more than any other company — at two ceremonies on Sunday and Monday nights at Sydney's ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Google mix up disappoints Tool fans expecting new album
@Google has failed me in the past with weird directions, but never has my trust been so shaken as it was this morning when I was informed that @Tool had dropped their new album. Turns out it's actually some Soundcloud rapper named TOOL$.
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +1000
KOFM radio host David Collins remembered by close friend Peter Sterling
Rugby league great Peter Sterling has spoken warmly about his close friend David Collins, the high-profile Hunter broadcaster who died on Monday at age 60. The long-time host of KOFM's breakfast radio program passed away after a six-month battle with ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 02:00:00 +1000
ESPN found a clever way to show restricted highlights of the World Cup final ...
ESPN did not have rights to the 2018 World Cup, or even to the highlights, thanks to a massive bid from Fox Sports. But the network still found a way to depict the highlights of what was a thrilling World Cup final on its website, using LEGOs. The ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 01:00:00 +1000
Team of the World Cup: 'Grub' Lucas Hernandez starts in star-studded XI, Harry ...
The 9th man ever to win the Champions League and World Cup in the same year. The Real Madrid centre-back was colossal for France from the word go - marshalling some of the world's best attackers, and chipping in with a key goal in the quarter final.
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:00:00 +1000
Wimbledon's traditional rules stopped Novak Djokovic's son from watching his ...
From there Stefan stole the show, melting hearts around the world as he pointed down at his father, who was about to be crowned Wimbledon champion of 2018. Stefan's face lit up with a cheeky grin after he realised it was in fact his old man that ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 11:00:00 +1000
My Health Record: the case for opting out
The My Health Record (MHR) opt-out period begins today and you have until October 15 to decide whether or not to be part of the scheme. You can read the case for opting in to My Health Record here.
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:00:00 +1000
Will The Real Elon Musk Please Stand Up?
Elon Musk is quickly garnering a reputation for being more petulant and irritating than inspirational and worthy of praise. Stung by criticism that his mini-submarine designed to rescue the team of boys trapped in a cave in Thailand wouldn't work, Musk ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:00:00 +1000
France World Cup win scores for SBS with 700000 viewers
Despite some technical issues and a par performance from the Socceroos, the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia was a ratings winner for SBS. TV executives will be relieved by the overall numbers, which show TV viewing still generates the biggest audience in ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 02:00:00 +1000
Soaked but smiling, Croatian president wins admirers at World Cup final
ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic has won many admirers for own performance at the World Cup final in Moscow, where she stood in driving rain at the closing ceremony, smiled and hugged every player from both teams.
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 04:00:00 +1000
These are all the best Amazon Prime Day deals you can find right now
Amazon Prime Day runs from Monday, July 16 at 12 p.m. PST (3 p.m. EST) through Tuesday, July 17 at 11:59 p.m. PST (July 18 3 a.m. EST). To access the savings, you need to be a Prime member. You can get a free trial that lasts 30 days, shop Prime Day, ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:00:00 +1000
SBS kicks winner by cornering market
Despite some technical issues and a par performance from the Socceroos, the 2018 cup in Russia was a ratings winner for SBS. In a media landscape dominated by upstarts like Netflix, sports broadcasts remain one of the few remaining success stories for ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 02:00:00 +1000
Rescued Thai soccer boys to go home from hospital this week
THE 12 soccer boys who were rescued from a flooded Thai cave are expected to be released from hospital on Thursday. Thai health minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn yesterday confirmed the boys would be released from medical care “as soon as ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 02:00:00 +1000
'Justice' for multi-racial World Cup winners
A comment heralding the multicultural French World Cup winners has provoked an online debate about racism and immigration. Shortly after France beat Croatia on Sunday, Khaled Beydoun an American author on Islamophobia, called for "justice" for the ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:00:00 +1000
Trump tops Google Image search results for 'idiot,' and the British are partly ...
No fewer than three of the top images of Trump tied to "idiot" published with articles on a U.K. campaign to put Green Day's 2004 song "American Idiot" atop British charts in time for Trump's arrival last week. The New Yorker, Popsugar and Official ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 20:00:00 +1000
Paul Pogba re-announces himself among world's elite in World Cup 2018 final
Pogba on Monday morning re-announced himself to the world on its biggest stage; scoring France's third and the contest's most decisive goal to end Croatia's miracle run at the final hurdle. With the World Cup in the balance at 2-1, and with Croatia ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 03:00:00 +1000
2018 World Cup awards: Modric wins Golden Ball; Mbappe named best young player ...
The 2018 World Cup ended on Sunday after a 32 days of wild and unforgettable moments. France was crowned champion after beating Cinderella Croatia 4-2 in the final in Moscow. The tournament featured 169 goals scored and it came within two of tying ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:00:00 +1000
2018 WWE Extreme Rules results, recap, grades: New champions, surprises and a ...
When considering an overall grade for Sunday's WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view, it's hard to look past how consistently entertaining the nearly four-hour show was from start to finish. Not only was the 10-match main card booked perfectly with a series ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:00:00 +1000
Qatar World Cup 2022: 'Book flights two years ahead,' urges airline boss
Qatar Airways, as the national carrier, has made commitments to Fifa for operating flights for officials, teams and media. The usual pattern in a World Cup host nation is for a massive surge in demand for departures in the two or three days after the ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:00:00 +1000