Eight people were arrested and six officers were injured after a protest swept through the Sydney CBD this afternoon.
Police said that, about 1pm today, a group marched from Sydney Town Hall to Martin Place, where a confrontation occurred between protesters and police outside a building housing the US consulate.
The protests were triggered by a US film, Innocence of Muslims, portraying the prophet Muhammad as a womaniser and paedophile.
Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/police-gas-sydney-protesters-20120915-25yrb.html#ixzz26XmhjT6E
Eight people were [...]
VIDEO: Michio Kaku on the ‘God Particle’
A VIDEO from Europe’s CERN physics lab, apparently posted mistakenly on the eve of an announcement on the elusive “God Particle,” reveals that a new subatomic particle has been observed in the relevant range.
“We’ve observed a new particle,” European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) spokesman Joe Incandela says in the video that appeared on the Science News website before being picked up elsewhere.
“We have [...]
A STRONG 6.5-magnitude earthquake has struck beneath the sea off Papua New Guinea today prompting a local tsunami alert, US seismologists said.
There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the quake, which hit at 4.37am AEST at a depth of 43 kilometres some 120 kilometres west of the island of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea, according to the United States Geological Survey.
“Earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local [...]