The nearest star, Proxima Centauri, has a planet orbiting it not much bigger than Earth. Its "year" is only 11 days. But it's in the habitable zone because Proxima Centauri is a red dwarf star about 100 times fainter than the sun. And there's hot news that a similar star, 40 light years away, may have three planets in its habitable zone.
12. “The Kindergarten Teacher” (Nadav Lapid)
China will not overreach its regional influence to seek trade arrangements where the country's due role is not in place.
Song “I Love You China”(Wang Feng)
The low reading was driven by a fall in the production component, whereas the forward-looking new orders component increased for a sixth straight month.
The 2017 rankings feature the top 60 pre-experience courses for students with little or no background in the industry and the top six post-experience programmes for professionals already working in the sector. Only a handful of schools offer post-experience courses.
2014 sees the World Cup returning to South America for the first time since 1978, when a Mario Kempes inspired Argentina saw off the Netherlands, keeping up the record that only South American teams have ever won the tournament when it's been held there. So will 2014 be any different ? Will any of the big European nations, including the holders Spain, be able to do what no other team has managed in the past ? Or does any other continent have the strength to see off the challenge from a strong South American group ?
I hope you have a most happy and prosperous New Year.
It might be that bit too far from the mainstream to make a huge awards impact.