Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Image copyright SpaceX Elon Musk has changed the name of his forthcoming passenger spaceship from Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) to Starship.The entrepreneur would not reveal why he had renamed the craft, which has not yet been built,...
BBC 100 Women is celebrating talented women from history whose work has been overshadowed by their male relatives. Today - the physicist Mileva Maric-Einstein. Many know of the work of Albert Einstein, but there is significant debate around how...
Image copyright NASA/JPL/JHUAPL/MSSS/BROWN UNIVERSITY Image caption Jezero Crater shows strong evidence from orbit of past water activity The American space agency (Nasa) says it will send its 2020 Mars rover to a location known as...
Image copyright EPA Image caption The Australian native produces up to 100 cube-shaped poops a night Scientists say they have uncovered how and why wombats produce cube-shaped poo - the only known species to do...
Image copyright Reuters A new report on the potential of heavy industry to combat climate change offers a rare slice of optimism.Sectors like steel, chemicals, cement, aviation and aluminium face a huge challenge in cutting carbon emissions.But...
The Dynasties crew took a rare decision to intervene when a group of stranded emperor penguins faced death on the BBC Nature Series.Sir David Attenborough told the executive producer that he would have done the same.Read more: 'Attenborough would...
Image copyright AIRBUS Image caption The BBC World Service and World News Channel go out over the Hotbirds at 13E British industry is going to build two new spacecraft for the big Paris-based telecoms operator...
Image copyright Prof James Brown Image caption An ash tree in Norfolk affected by the dieback fungus which turns the leaves brown usually causing the whole tree to die Scientists researching a deadly ash fungus...
Image copyright WFN Image caption Farwiza Farhan: Fighting to save Sumatra's biodiversity There is only one place in the world where orangutan, rhinos, elephants and tigers still co-exist in the wild. Environmental activist Farwiza Farhan...
Image copyright SPL Image caption There are now discrepancies between copies of the kilogram and the master version held in a French vault Scientists have changed the way the kilogram is defined. Currently, it is...

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