St John of the Cross church, Ta’ Xbiex, marks two anniversaries

Today, the community of St John of the Cross church, Ta’ Xbiex, sets the ball rolling on celebrations...

London fundraising event for St John Association, Malta

A fundraising event was held in aid of the St John Association, Malta, in the magnificent Chapter Hall of the...

Surprising element for life – from diamonds to graphene

Carbon (C), the sixth element on the periodic table is 4-valent, that is, a C-atom can share 4 electrons with...

Photo of the week - November 18, 2018

The image is an artist’s concept of quantum entanglement between two atoms. A new paper from a group at the...

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Myth debunked: The world would be a better place without carbon

Coal, mostly made of carbon, is the chief cause of pollution. So would the world be a better place...

Armistice commemorations

November 10 and 11 saw Baden-Powell Scouts (BPSM) running and taking part in commemorations of the 100th...

Power in your hand by NetShop ISP at SiGMA 2018

Brand new myNetShop v5 hosting platform to be unveiled

Local teacher comes third at international bikini fitness competition

Leanne Bartolo ends up on the podium at WFF World Championship

Centenary from the birth of Fr Frans Buhagiar

The church was the centre of the village. The priest of its community. The priest and the village then were...

Apple to employ trafficking survivors in efforts to eradicate slave labour

Apple will employ trafficking survivors to work in its retails stores, the technology giant said, after winning...

Take responsibility for the disposal of electronic waste

Waste electrical and electronic equipment is one of the fastest growing waste streams. Here, Sergio...

Creating new ‘constellations of meaning’

A celestial constellation inspires Valletta 2018 art

Remembering a young soldier who died in the Great War

This is the last of the centenary years of World War I (1914-1918). The effects of that tragic conflict are still...

From tragedy to democracy – the consequences of World War One on Malta

A profound impact on Malta even though the island was not a direct participant

The Armistice and the reaction in Malta – November 11, 1918

During the last weeks and months of 1918, nearly all the Central Powers and their allies were exhausted fighting...

Twinkle twinkle Giant Star

Stars light up our night sky from vast distances across the cosmos, with up to six thousand stars visible on any...

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Myth Debunked: Will the sun explode one day?

Contrary to giant stars, our sun is a relatively small star and will never undergo a supernova explosion....

Photo of the week - November 11. 2018

The Eagle nebula, a location of star formation in our galaxy, 7,000 light years away. Captured by Michael Nolle...

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Dixcart volunteers at Dar tal-Providenza

The staff at Dixcart Management Malta Limited rolled up their sleeves and spent a day volunteering at Dar...

Group’s dress down day raises €10,000 for Puttinu  

Vassallo Group CEO Pio Vassallo presented €10,000 collected during the group’s annual dress down...