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Natural solutions boosted to help prevent floods

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:35:55 -0400

Hollows in the ground to catch and store heavy rain water are among projects that will get cash.....
'Hope' and ambition drive UAE's Mars mission

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:39:41 -0400

The United Arab Emirates is sending a satellite to the Red Planet to study its weather and climate.....
Former Spaceflight CEO and French entrepreneur join forces to launch astronaut training startup

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:00:47 -0400

If the 2010s were the decade when small satellites revolutionized the space industry, the 2020s will be when commercial space odysseys finally go mainstream. At least that's the gamble that Jason ....
OneWeb sale to UK-Bharti group gets court approval

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 19:18:03 -0400

A New York court hearing accepts the plan to pull the OneWeb satellite company out of bankruptcy.....
Nasa Mars rover Perseverance is attached to rocket

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 06:41:25 -0400

The US space agency's next rover is placed atop of the rocket that will send it to the Red Planet.....
England's future water supplies at 'serious risk'

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 05:15:10 -0400

MPs warn some regions will run out of water within the next 20 years unless "urgent action" is taken.....
Climate change: Road plans will scupper CO2 targets, report says

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:47:32 -0400

The majority of emissions cuts from electric cars will be wiped out by new road-building.....
JCB electric digger wins top MacRobert engineering prize

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:36:55 -0400

An all-electric construction vehicle from the Staffordshire firm wins this year's MacRobert Award.....
Extinction: One third of all lemurs 'on the brink'

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 08:37:58 -0400

A third of all the lemur species on Earth are "one step from extinction".....
Evidence found of epic prehistoric Pacific voyages

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 08:03:00 -0400

New evidence has been found for epic prehistoric voyages between the Americas and eastern Polynesia.....
Climate change: 'Rising chance' of exceeding 1.5C global target

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 07:12:58 -0400

The chance of breaching one of the Paris accord goals in the next five years has doubled, a study says.....
'It Will Consume Your Life': 4 Families Take On Rare Diseases

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 14:52:11 -0400

Monica Coenraads had a terrible feeling something was wrong with her 14-month-old baby, Chelsea. She had not learned to walk. She had one word, duck, and then lost it.During a family vacation to Barba....
Esa and Nasa line up satellites to measure Antarctic sea-ice

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 13:20:35 -0400

Aligning polar satellites will enable the first ever reliable maps of Antarctic sea-ice thickness.....
Dinosaur ancestors 'may have been tiny'

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 06:49:45 -0400

Dinosaurs are thought of as giant creatures, but new work adds to evidence they started out small.....
Street traders losing 'right to shade' under trees

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 19:05:20 -0400

Traders in India are being denied the "right to shade" under trees, threatening food security.....
DNA Linked to COVID-19 Was Inherited From Neanderthals, Study Finds

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 11:26:39 -0400

A stretch of DNA linked to COVID-19 was passed down from Neanderthals 60,000 years ago, according to a new study.Scientists don't yet know why this particular segment increases the risk of severe ....
Rocket Lab: Latest mission from New Zealand lost in flight

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 07:39:03 -0400

An Electron rocket launched from New Zealand's North Island fails in flight, destroying its satellites.....
It's Not a Snake, but Beware of Its Venomous Bite

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 10:27:02 -0400

If a worm and a snake had a slimy, scandalous love child, it might look something like a caecilian: a legless creature that's actually neither worm nor snake but a soil-dwelling amphibian found in....
Is the hydrogen tech 'revolution' hope or hype?

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 05:05:59 -0400

Can hydrogen - a relatively clean source of fuel - help power the economy of the future?....
Nasa Mars rover: Perseverance launch pushed back again

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 09:06:46 -0400

The launch of Nasa's Mars rover Perseverance is delayed again to 30 July at the earliest.....
Phil Evans: Briton to take top weather satellite agency job

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 08:05:56 -0400

Phil Evans, formerly at the UK Met Office, will be the new director general of Eumetsat.....
Professor tackles one more mystery about quantum mechanics and time’s flow

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 20:48:21 -0400

The University of Washington physicist who once ran a crowdfunded experiment on backward causation is now weighing in with a potential solution to one of the longest-running puzzles in quantum mechani....
Copernicus Sentinels: UK industry loses out in European satellite bids

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 10:42:04 -0400

British firms fail to win leading roles in the expansion of the Copernicus Earth observation project.....
NASA funds small-business ideas ranging from AI medicine to plumbing for the moon

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 22:09:54 -0400

NASA says it'll fund more than 400 ideas from small businesses, aimed at creating technologies ranging from plumbing fixtures suitable for the moon to AI-based medical assistants that can provide ....
Happy Asteroid Day! Why we’re going out to space rocks before they come for us

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 13:53:41 -0400

Today's 112th anniversary of a close brush with a cosmic catastrophe serves as a teachable moment about the perils and prospects posed by near-Earth asteroids. Asteroid Day is timed to commemorate....
Mystery over monster star's vanishing act

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 08:44:03 -0400

A huge star has disappeared - did it become a black hole?....
Betelgeuse: Nearby 'supernova' star's dimming explained

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 05:27:05 -0400

Astronomers say big cool patches on the Betelgeuse star likely drove its surprise dimming last year.....
With Flights Banned, Son Sails Solo Across Atlantic to Reach Father, 90

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 14:49:08 -0400

BUENOS AIRES -- Days after Argentina canceled all international passenger flights to shield the country from the new coronavirus, Juan Manuel Ballestero began his journey home the only way possible: H....
How one teaspoon of Amazon soil teems with fungal life

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 14:27:17 -0400

Scientists discover hundreds of different fungi in Amazonian soil, thought to play a vital role in nature.....
Washing machines' microplastic filters 'untested'

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 06:21:51 -0400

Filters can cut ocean-bound microplastics from washing machines, but more tests are needed, study finds.....
Space Adventures looks for a customer to do a spacewalk after Russia gives its OK

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 11:00:05 -0400

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Russian space officials say that they've signed off on a commercial deal with Virginia-based Space Adventures to fly two customers to the International Space Station in 2023 — an....
Black women scientists missing from textbooks, study finds

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 07:27:48 -0400

Scientists portrayed in biology textbooks are predominantly white men, according to a US study.....
Britain's 'blindingly cool' engineering innovation

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 04:08:40 -0400

Conceptual still-life photographer Ted Humble-Smith celebrates 50 years of world-beating technology.....
Allen Institute will host $40.5M brain research center to map the effects of Alzheimer’s disease

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 03:01:56 -0400

A $40.5 million collaborative research center headquartered at Seattle's Allen Institute aims to create high-resolution maps of brains ravaged by Alzheimer's disease, to trace new paths to ear....
Nasa Mars rover: Key questions about Perseverance

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 12:14:52 -0400

We answer some common questions about the America's Perseverance rover mission to Mars.....
Relativity makes deals with Vandenberg AFB and Iridium for California launches

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 09:00:49 -0400

Relativity Space, a startup that was born in Seattle but grew up in Los Angeles, says it has signed an agreement to develop launch facilities at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, and a contract....
'Black neutron star' discovery changes astronomy

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 05:45:19 -0400

Laser labs that detect ripples in space-time may have witnessed a new class of cosmic object.....
Black hole or neutron star? Gravitational waves bring a cosmic conundrum to light

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 20:52:59 -0400

Telltale ripples in the fabric of spacetime have revealed the existence of a cosmic object that scientists can't definitively classify. Whatever it is, the object was engulfed suddenly by a black ....
NASA lays out a plan to qualify suborbital spacecraft for its astronauts and scientists

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 14:34:57 -0400

NASA says it'll formulate a plan to assess the safety of suborbital spacecraft — such as Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket ship or Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane — so that astr....
Mariana Trench: Don Walsh's son repeats historic ocean dive

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 05:19:31 -0400

Sixty years after his father did it first, Kelly Walsh dives to the deepest point in Earth's oceans.....
LeoStella confirms delivery of BlackSky’s Earth observation satellites for SpaceX launch

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 18:10:09 -0400

Tukwila, Wash.-based LeoStella cast a spotlight today on the delivery of its first two built-from-scratch satellites for the BlackSky Earth-watching constellation ⁠— with their launch on a SpaceX rock....
Arctic Circle sees 'highest-ever' recorded temperatures

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 14:22:09 -0400

Temperatures are believed to have hit 38C (100F) in one Siberian town after a persistent heatwave.....
Climate change: Planting new forests 'can do more harm than good'

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 11:03:56 -0400

Large-scale tree planting to fight climate change may backfire, two new studies have found.....
Virgin Galactic and NASA make a deal on services for private orbital astronauts

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 07:00:10 -0400

Virgin Galactic says it has signed an agreement with NASA's Johnson Space Center in Texas to develop a new readiness program for private-sector astronauts heading to the International Space Statio....
Black business managers still underrepresented, says study

Sun, 21 Jun 2020 19:01:56 -0400

Just 1.5% of top bosses at UK companies are black. compared to 3% of the population.....