KEEPING GUNS Ė AND FIGHTING - OUT OF SPACE
A United Nations panel is moving to create new laws to prevent the militarisation of space.  It comes as governments and corporations scramble to get eyes in the sky, and even contemplate mining operations on the Moon and beyond.  The orbital space around Earth is already jammed with machinery, with much more to come, increasing the potential for territorial disputes.
 

THE THREAT OF (MICROSCOPIC) ALIEN INVASION OF EARTH
An invasion from outer space has long drawn the imagination of Hollywood and many millions of people. The arrival of E-T may not fit the movie imagery at all, but could certainly pose a significant threat.  As COSMOS science magazine reports on its website, our increasing interaction with space is raising the risk of dangerous bugs entering our lives.
 



MYTH BUSTED: THE TRUTH ABOUT RE-FREEZING CHICKEN
It is generally accepted that you canít refreeze raw chicken.  Research shows three-quarters of Aussies are convinced about this.   In fact, many Australians have thrown out excess food as a result of this belief.   But it turns out it is a myth.   Winner Winner  COSMOS science magazine examines the expert advice on re-freezing your next chicken dinner.