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Climate change: 'No brainer' fuel change to cut transport carbon

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:01
MPs say the simple step of adding more ethanol to the UK's fuel mix would be same as taking 700,000 cars off the roads.

Apollo 11: Partial lunar eclipse on 50th anniversary

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 23:15
The Moon appears red on the day of the 50th anniversary of the historic space flight.

The Kenyan centre saving endangered chimpanzees

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 23:15
Timothy Mwangi has cared for chimpanzees for nearly two decades at this rescue centre in Kenya.

Plastic pollution: Could a year's waste circle the Earth four times?

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 23:15
Could a year's global plastic waste circle the Earth four times over?

Apollo 11: Michael Collins returns to launch site on 50th anniversary

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 17:19
Michael Collins visits the exact spot the first human mission to the moon launched from 50 years ago.

Leaky component led to SpaceX explosion

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:49
A leaky component may have been to blame for the dramatic explosion of a SpaceX capsule during testing in April.

Michael Gove: Time running out to stop damage to planet

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:47
Mr Gove says there is a moral, political and economic imperative to tackle climate change.

Extinction Rebellion: Who are they and what are their aims?

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 00:17
The Extinction Rebellion group is holding climate protests across the UK.

Fishermen 'still illegally discarding dead fish' says report

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 23:45
A House of Lords inquiry looked at the impact of the ban on fishing discards six months on.

Suzanne Eaton murder: Man arrested for murder of US scientist

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 17:51
The man who allegedly killed Suzanne Eaton was reported to be a father of two from the Greek island.

Anorexia stems from body as well as mind – study

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 15:00
The eating disorder charity Beat said the findings were groundbreaking.

Nasa Moon mission: Open University partners with space agency

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 13:52
It is hoped a new instrument will help scientists understand the sources and movement of water on the Moon.

Galileo sat-nav system still without service

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 13:02
"Europe's GPS" remains offline as it grapples with a technical glitch in its ground infrastructure.

New face of the Bank of England's £50 note is revealed as Alan Turing

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:12
The note - once called the currency of corrupt elites - gets a makeover with the image of a computer pioneer.

Climate change: Used cooking oil imports may fuel deforestation

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 02:56
Imports of waste oil from Asia, intended to cut carbon from transport, are linked to rising levels of deforestation

Chandrayaan-2: India space launch delayed by technical problem

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 01:06
India's space mission to the Moon's south pole will not launch on Monday, due to a technical problem.

Neil Armstrong - the man behind the legend

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 23:30
The public knew little about this enigmatic man, but now we are gaining a glimpse of the real Neil Armstrong.

Giant jellyfish spotted off Cornwall coast

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 14:44
The huge barrel jellyfish, as big as a human, was seen off the coast of Cornwall.

Could this robot help save coral reefs?

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 23:55
The submersible robot delivers baby corals to damaged areas allowing reefs to regenerate.

Apollo Moon landing: 'My dad literally loved us to the Moon and back'

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 23:15
All the focus was on the Moon, the mission and the men – but what about the families back on Earth?