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Japan sets date for asteroid ‘rock grab’

Image copyright DLR Image caption Artwork: Hayabusa2 arrived at the asteroid Ryugu in June last yearThe Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa 2 will attempt to collect a...

Ipswich Tidal Flood Barrier to protect 1,600 homes

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe tidal barrier was unveiled in Ipswich by Floods Minister Therese CoffeyFlood defences costing almost £70m...

Climate change: UK CO2 emissions fall again

Image copyright PAThe mass closure of coal-fired power stations has helped reduce UK greenhouse gases whilst global emissions (GHG) are rising. The finalised official statistics...

Billionaire David Harding’s £100m gift to Cambridge University

Image caption Former student David Harding's gift to Cambridge is the biggest single British donation to a UK universityA hedge fund billionaire has donated...

Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering: GPS pioneers lauded

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrad Parkinson and Lord Browne explain the importance of GPSThis year's £1m QE Engineering Prize has...

Fighting ‘all you can eat’ waste and waistlines

One third of the world's food is wasted each year at great economic and environmental cost, according to the United Nations. The organisation has set...

Paying tribute to the nation’s forests

Image copyright Forestry Commission Image caption The Forest of Dean: Part of the magical woodland landscape of BritainBritons are being urged to pay tribute to...

Cosmic pile-up gives glimpse of how planets are made

Image copyright NASA Image caption Artist's impression of a rocky exoplanetAstronomers say they have the first evidence of a head-on collision between two planets in...

Fighting ‘all you can eat’ waste

One third of the world's food is wasted each year at great economic and environmental cost, according to the United Nations. The organisation has set...

Rosalind Franklin: Mars rover named after DNA pioneer

Image copyright Getty Images/ESA Image caption The Rosalind Franklin rover is due to launch to Mars next yearThe UK-assembled rover that will be sent to...
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