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2010-12-08 00:55:05

Sonic screwdriver to solve future DIY woes Television's favourite Time Lord could not exist without his trusty sonic screwdriver, as it's proved priceless in defeating Daleks and keeping the Tardis in check. Now Doctor Who's famous cure-all gadget could become a reality for DIY-ers across the world, say engineers. Ultrasonic engineers at Bristol University and The Big Bang: UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair are uncovering how a real life version of the fictional screwdriver - which uses...

2008-10-30 09:00:23

Scottish actor David Tennant has announced he is leaving the beloved science fiction television drama "Doctor Who." Tennant, who has been playing "the doctor" since 2005, is to leave the British series after this year's Christmas episode and four 2009 specials, the BBC said. The 10th actor to play the character announced his departure after winning the outstanding drama performance prize at the National Television Awards. "When 'Doctor Who' returns in 2010 it won't be with me," he said....

2008-09-29 00:00:23

DAVID Tennant could be working the controls of the Tardis until he is a pensioner, according to the show's writer. The actor had refused to talk about whether he would continue as Doctor Who in its fifth series. But Russell T Davies, the show's outgoing boss, said: "David may never leave, he could go on forever. "I haven't talked to him about leaving. Maybe it will never happen. "Maybe he'll be 70 and have to be taken off the set. "David has brought everything to Doctor Who." Davies,...

2008-07-27 18:00:16

By LORNE JACKSON ARGHH! The aliens have landed! The aliens have landed! Hopefully they'll only nab the really useless earthlings, and whisk them back to the milky-green moon of Zorg. Which means every doctor, nurse and firemen will have to vacate the planet. While all the manicurists, interpretive dancers and newspaper columnists can stay right here, continuing to perform their essential duties. Maybe you think I'm being paranoid about the arrival of ET. Not at all. An...

2008-07-08 00:00:17

Nearly 10m people crept out from behind the sofa to find out whether David Tennant would survive the series finale of Doctor Who. At its peak, 9.8m people - an impressive 47 per cent of the total TV audience - tuned in to see the Time Lord defeat the Daleks on Saturday night, according to BBC figures. The average viewing figure of 9.4m is 300,000 more than watched the first episode of the series in April. The figures for Doctor Who followed days of intense speculation over Tennant's...

2008-07-05 18:00:15

The last week has probably just been a nervous blur of excitement for fans of Wales' own ultimate sci-fi show, and the build-up towards tonight's showdown with the Daleks has been truly world- class. The Doctor is helpless, and even the Tardis faces destruction. The only hope lies with the Doctor's secret army of companions, but as they join forces to battle Davros, the prophecy declares that one of them will die. Expect tears and heartache among the extraordinary action in an episode that...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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