Monday, 18 October 2021

EasyJet has come top of the league for airlines trying to cut carbon emissions to tackle climate change.

A report suggests that by 2020 its emissions per passenger kilometre will be less than half that of some rivals.

Saturday, 02 March 2019 22:59

SpaceX astronaut capsule demo for Nasa lifts off

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The demonstration of a new US system to get astronauts into orbit is under way.

The SpaceX company has launched a capsule designed to carry people from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Thursday, 14 February 2019 20:23

Chemicals 'repair damaged neurons in mice'

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New results suggest ageing brains can potentially be rejuvenated, at least in mice, according to researchers.

Very early-stage experiments indicate that drugs can be developed to stop or even reverse mental decline.

This year's £1m QE Engineering Prize has been won by four individuals who played key roles in developing GPS.

The Americans Brad Parkinson, James Spilker Jr, Hugo Fruehauf, and Richard Schwartz were all present at the London ceremony held to announce the honour.

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 21:24

Satellites saw rapid Greenland ice loss

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Greenland has gone through an "unprecedented" period of ice loss within the last two decades.

The Grace satellites revealed a four-fold increase in mass being lost from Greenland's ice sheet from 2003-2013.

China says it has successfully landed a robotic spacecraft on the far side of the Moon, the first ever such attempt and landing.

At 10:26 Beijing time (02:26 GMT), the un-crewed Chang'e-4 probe touched down in the South Pole-Aitken Basin, state media said.

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