Climate Change: Cop25 Talks To Open As ‘Point Of No Return’ In Sight

Climate Change Cop25

Political leaders and climate diplomats are to meet in Madrid for two weeks of talks amid a growing sense of crisis. According to UN Secretary General António Guterres, “the point of no return is no longer over the horizon”. Meanwhile, Save the Children says that climate shocks have left millions in Africa facing hunger. The charity says More...

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Jessica Meir and Christina Koch
By Tony Williams On Saturday, October 19th, 2019
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Nasa Astronauts Christina Koch And Jessica Meir In All-Women Spacewalk

Nasa astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir have made history by completing the first ever all-female spacewalk. They spent seven hours outside the International Space Station (ISS) replacing a failed power More...

Space Station to tourists
By Graham Moore On Sunday, June 9th, 2019
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Nasa To Open International Space Station To Tourists

Nasa is to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020, priced at $35,000 (£27,500) per night. The US space agency said it would open the orbiting station to tourism and other business ventures. There More...

The Falcon-9 rocket
By Graham Moore On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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SpaceX Puts Up 60 Internet Satellites

The SpaceX company has begun the roll-out of its orbiting broadband system. A Falcon-9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida late on Thursday, packed with 60 satellites capable of giving users on the ground More...

Air Pollution
By Tony Williams On Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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What Does Air Pollution Do To Our Bodies?

The countdown has begun to the launch of one of the world’s boldest attempts to tackle air pollution. From next Monday, thousands of drivers face paying a new charge to enter central London. The aim is to More...

Nasa InSight probe
By Graham Moore On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Nasa’s Insight Probe Listens To Martian Winds

A UK instrument has captured “the sound” of the wind on Mars. The British seismometer package carried on Nasa’s InSight lander detected the vibrations from Martian air as it rushed over the probe’s More...

Climate Change
By Tony Williams On Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
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Climate Change: CO2 Emissions Rising For First Time In Four Years

Global efforts to tackle climate change are way off track says the UN, as it details the first rise in CO2 emissions in four years. The emissions gap report says that economic growth is responsible for a rise in More...

Large Hydropower Dams
By Graham Moore On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Large Hydropower Dams ‘Not Sustainable’ In The Developing World

A new study says that many large scale hydropower projects in Europe and the US have been disastrous for the environment. Dozens of these dams are being removed every year, with many considered dangerous and uneconomic. But More...

Ariane-5 rocket
By Graham Moore On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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Europe’s Ariane-5 Rocket Makes 100th Flight

Europe’s Ariane 5 rocket has completed its 100th mission. Tuesday’s flight saw it lift two big satellites into orbit from its operating base in French Guiana. Conceived originally to launch a European More...

Parker Solar Probe
By Tony Williams On Saturday, August 11th, 2018
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Parker Solar Probe: Nasa’s Daring Mission To Unlock Sun’s Mysteries

The American space agency (Nasa) is all set to launch one of the most daring ventures in its history. It’s going to send a satellite closer to the Sun than any mission has done before. The Parker Solar Probe More...