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Bloodhound supersonic car project saved

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 10:50
The supersonic vehicle could still race at 1,000mph after an entrepreneur bought the business.

Climate change: The massive CO2 emitter you may not know about

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 00:16
Cement is the source of about 8% of the world's carbon dioxide emissions. How can this be changed?

Climate lessons

Sun, 12/16/2018 - 01:13
The BBC's Matt McGrath looks back at key developments at UN climate talks that have ended in Poland.

Climate change: COP24 deal to bring Paris pact to life

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 21:57
Nearly 200 nations agree rules on implementing 2015 Paris agreement at UN climate talks in Poland.

Katowice: UN climate talks stand-off continues

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 14:02
Climate talks are in an extra day as negotiators try to agree the next steps for the Paris agreement.

Katowice UN climate talks extended due to sticking points

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 08:31
Rows continue over the issue of paying poorer countries for damages caused by rising temperatures.

'Miracle' six-day-old baby survives Ebola

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 16:12
It took five weeks of round-the-clock treatment to keep Benedicte alive after her mother died.

Plan for food waste to be separated

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 15:46
People will have to separate their food waste to combat methane emissions

What chance has Nasa of finding life on Mars?

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:16
When the US space agency's next rover gets to Mars in 2021, it will seek evidence of ancient life.

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo: The view from the edge of space

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:43
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket ship has made a successful test flight, 82.7km above the Earth's surface.

Drive with Nasa's next rover on Mars

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 04:06
Scientists have already planned the route Nasa's next robot will drive when it lands on Mars in 2021.

Antarctic climate change: Scientists visit the world's most remote island

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 00:42
Studying ice cores on a small island in the South Atlantic will help us understand why Antarctica's glaciers are melting.

Climate change: 'Hell to pay' if COP24 talks fail

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 00:37
Weary delegates enter the last official day of UN climate talks with many critical issues undecided.

Close-up images of Nasa's Jupiter mission

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 18:52
Nasa's Juno mission to Jupiter has reached its halfway mark and has revealed new views of the planet.

Branson's Virgin Galactic reaches edge of space

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 18:26
The latest test flight by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic makes it to the edge of space and back.

Astronaut Nick Hague ready for second space flight attempt

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 15:15
Astronaut Nick Hague is ready for his next space flight attempt, after the first mission was aborted.

Nasa's Jupiter mission Juno reveals giant polar storms

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 12:27
Stunning images from Nasa's Jupiter "JunoCam" show huge, "endless storms" at the planet's poles.

Climate change: Failure to tackle warming 'suicidal'

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 08:22
UN secretary general tells climate negotiators in Poland that failure to make progress would be a desperate blow for the planet.

Parker Solar Probe: Sun-skimming mission starts calling home

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 23:16
Having become the closest-ever human-made object to our star, the Parker spacecraft returns returns its first data

Climate change is 'shrinking winter'

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 19:49
Snowy mountain winters are being squeezed into shorter periods, threatening water supplies and increasing wildfire risk.