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Four women who changed the face of physics

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 15:10
Four pioneering women who changed the face of physics from the 1800s to the present day.

Protein research takes Chemistry Nobel

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 09:58
The 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to three scientists for their discoveries in enzyme research.

'Reasons to be hopeful' on 1.5C global temperature target

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 07:13
IPCC scientist says there are some positive signs about our ability to keep the global temperature rise to 1.5C

The Norwegian teen fighting the government over Arctic oil

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 00:20
Elina Berg is a member of a campaign group which is suing the Norwegian government over oil exploration in the Arctic.

How should we deal with a large-scale chemical attack?

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 23:49
Scientists are developing technology to help.

Hayabusa 2: Japan probe to send lander to asteroid

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 16:56
Japan's space agency (Jaxa) is about to send a 10kg lander to the surface of an asteroid.

Why have so many deep water whales washed ashore in Scotland?

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 16:03
Scientists are investigating why around 70 deep water whales have washed up on Scottish and Irish beaches since the beginning of August.

First woman Physics Nobel winner in 55 years

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 09:57
The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics is awarded to a woman for only the third time since the award began.

What does 1.5C mean in a warming world?

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 00:02
1.5C has become the new "safe" upper-limit for global warming - but whatever happened to the two-degree target?

Plastics Watch: Could seaweed replace plastic packaging?

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 23:34
One Indonesian inventor has found a unique solution to the problem of plastic food packaging.

Cern scientist Alessandro Strumia suspended after comments

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 16:25
Prof Alessandro Strumia, of Pisa University, had said "physics was invented and built by men".

Tsunami puzzle

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 15:11
Researchers are trying to establish why Friday's quake generated such big waves.

Cern scientist: 'Physics built by men - not by invitation'

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 08:50
Cern removes "highly offensive" slides from website from a talk on women in particle physics

Row over Moon film's flag moment

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 01:46
Not everyone is happy with a missing detail in a new film about the 1969 Moon landing.

IPCC: Climate scientists consider 'life changing' report

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 00:34
Scientists meet in Korea to discuss a report aimed at keeping global temperature rise under 1.5C this century.