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Trump on climate change report: 'I don't believe it'

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 20:43
"I don't believe it," the president said of his own government's report about global warming.

Mars InSight: The moment of touchdown

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 20:20
The touchdown confirmation came through shortly after 19:50 GMT.

Mars: Nasa lands InSight robot to study planet's interior

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 19:55
The US space agency's robot is the first mission aiming to study the Red Planet's deep interior.

New £50 note scientist nominations released

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 13:25
The list of suggested scientists who might appear on the new £50 note includes Stephen Hawking and Ada Lovelace.

Climate change: UK summers could be over 5C warmer by 2070

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 11:30
The chances of a summer as hot as 2018 could be as high as 50% by 2050 according to new Met Office study.

Huge sandstorm hits Chinese city of Zhangye

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 11:30
Strong winds and a towering ‘sand wall’ of almost 100 metres hit the city of Zhangye.

Mars InSight: Inside Nasa's mission control

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 07:57
As Nasa prepares to land on Mars, Victoria Gill has been to the centre of operations and found out about an unusual tradition.

Almost 150 whales strand and die on New Zealand beach

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 02:12
It's not clear why the two pods got washed up on the beach but it was not possible to save them.

Nasa's Mars InSight mission heads for '7 minutes of terror'

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 00:55
The InSight mission is about to make the hair-raising descent to the surface of the Red Planet.

'Virtual safari': Wildlife photos from around the world

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 00:31
A new exhibition highlights the work of the 2018 Nature’s Best Photography award winners.

Tossing dead salmon is good for plants

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 15:30
Tossing the carcasses of dead salmon on to a river bank over two decades has boosted tree growth, a study finds.

InSight Diary: The silence of space

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 00:11
Nasa's latest probe is carrying super-sensitive UK seismometers to the Red Planet.

Nasa Mars InSight lander mission to teach us more about Earth

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 00:06
Nasa's Mars InSight lander is due to arrive on the Red Planet's surface on Monday night. It will study the planet's interior so we can learn more about how it formed.

Amazon rainforest deforestation 'worst in 10 years', says Brazil

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 10:19
The rate of deforestation has risen 13.7% in a year, amid concern about the new president's policies.

Climate change: Report warns of growing impact on US life

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 21:43
Climate change could cost the US hundreds of billions of dollars and damage health, a major report warns.

Astronaut on ISS captures spacecraft launch footage

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 12:12
ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst captures the launch of the Russian Progress MS-10 cargo spacecraft.

Meet the woman combing abandoned office buildings for unwanted treasures.

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 09:37
Self-styled 'Resource Goddess' Cat Fletcher is paid to comb abandoned office buildings for items that can be re-used rather than discarded.

NovaSAR: UK radar satellite returns first images

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 07:05
Sydney Harbour and the Egyptian pyramids feature in debut images from the first all-UK radar spacecraft.

'Sci-fi' plane with no moving parts flies successfully

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 00:39
MIT scientists create the first plane to fly without moving parts.

Staffordshire hoard: Replicas of 'king's helmet' on show

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 00:28
Two replicas, based on gold and silver fragments found in the Staffordshire hoard, go on show.