Ten-year old Chilean teaches star gazing to classmates

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Ten-year old Ricardo Barriga’s backyard in Pirque, Chile is strewn with a blow-up unicorn, pool toys, a soccer ball and a $3,000 telescope that his parents mail-ordered from Germany. The budding young astronaut can identify constellations in the austral sky, little-known features of the moon, planets and black holes. He recently started […]


Time for youth as hapless Mariners near new A-League low

The A-League season isn't yet one-third complete, but forlorn Central Coast coach Mike Mulvey says it's time to give youth a chance. The toothless Mariners slumped to a low point in their wretched start when beaten 2-0 by the Wellington Phoenix on Saturday, anchoring themselves even more firmly to the competition basement. Youthful: Jordan Murray […]