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Bloodhound car returns to the track for brake testing

By Jonathan Amos BBC Science Correspondent Image copyright BLOODHOUND LSR Image caption The airbrakes are panels that open into the air stream, producing drag to...

Secrets of the largest ape that ever lived

Image copyright Prof Wei Wang Image caption Little is known about the ape as only a few fossils are known, including this jawboneA fossilised tooth...

Hayabusa-2: Japan spacecraft leaves asteroid to head home

Image copyright Jaxa/AFP Image caption The Ryugu asteroid is 900m (2,950ft) wideJapan's Hayabusa-2 spacecraft has departed from a faraway asteroid and begun its yearlong journey...

Could digging up the ocean floor help save the planet?

Scientists are looking at what would happen if we were to dig up the ocean floor for metals. They're particularly interested in cobalt, which is...

Electric car future may depend on deep sea mining

Image caption Apollo II is a prototype deep sea mining machine being tested off the coast of MalagaThe future of electric cars may depend...

Greta Thunberg to sail to Spain climate summit with YouTubers

Image copyright Greta Thunberg Image caption Greta Thunberg on La Vagabonde with Riley Whitlum, Nikki Henderson, Elayna Carausu and baby LennonClimate activist Greta Thunberg will...

Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2019: The winning image

Image copyright Sarah Skinner/Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Image caption "Grab life by the..." We imagine there was nothing funny about the aftermath of this photoFrightened...

Philippines: The boy diving for plastic

Thirteen-year-old Ranniel quit school to support his family. He now risks his life, diving into polluted waters to retrieve plastic waste, the result of...

England floods: What is making them worse?

Image copyright Huw Evans picture agencyAbout 500 homes have been flooded in Doncaster with more than 1,000 properties evacuated in areas hit by the...

Where plastic outnumbers fish by seven to one

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Plastic in the Pacific Ocean off CaliforniaPlastic is building up in the areas of the ocean where fish feed...
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