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Planet Venus: Hopes rise of new mission to the hothouse world

Image copyright NASAThe longstanding idea that Venus is geologically dead is a "myth", scientists say. And new research may be on the verge of ending...

Cyclone Idai: How the storm tore into southern Africa

Image copyright ReutersRescue workers are continuing the search for survivors of Cyclone Idai, which swept through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe last week, destroying towns...

Dead whale ‘had 40kg of plastic in its stomach’

A dead whale has been found washed up in the Philippines with a stomach filled with 40kg of plastic. Workers at D'Bone Collector Museum in...

Planet Jupiter: Spectacular picture of Jupiter’s storms

Image copyright NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Kevin M. GillThis beautiful picture of Jupiter was assembled from three separate images acquired by Nasa's Juno spacecraft as it made another...

Night parrot finding in Australia not backed up by evidence

Image copyright JOHN YOUNG Image caption The 2017 re-discovery of the night parrot in South Australia is being disputedAn Australian conservation group has been forced...

Mount Everest: Melting glaciers expose dead bodies

Image copyright Frank Bienewald Image caption Most of the dead bodies of mountaineers have appeared on the Khumbu glacierExpedition operators are concerned at the number...

Rogue waves occurring less but ‘becoming more extreme’

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Rogue waves are a growing threat for the global shipping industryRogue waves - huge swells that can appear...

Spring arrival: Public to capture new season in words

Image copyright NAtional Trust Image caption Familiar songbirds like the nuthatch may be building nests at this time of yearHopping birds seemed a thrill of...

Dig planned at rare ‘Neolithic mortuary’ in Aberdeenshire

Image copyright Jan Dunbar Image caption Jan Dunbar's artist impression of the Neolithic "mortuary"Archaeologists hope to carry out a fresh dig at what they believe...

Hen harriers ‘vanishing due to illegal killing’ – study

Image copyright SPLHen harriers are disappearing on English grouse moors due to illegal killing, according to a scientific study. The birds of prey are one...
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