Thursday, September 20, 2018
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe satellite RemoveDebris will use a net and a harpoon to clean up space junkA British satellite has successfully deployed a net in orbit to demonstrate how to capture...
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wasps, often encountered on picnics, have a poor reputation with the public A new study reveals that wasps are largely disliked by the public, whereas bees are highly appreciated....
A net has been successfully fired into space as part of a plan to clean up the millions of pieces of rubbish floating in Earth's orbit.It was a fired by a satellite called RemoveDebris which will also try to...
Eleven piglets have been stolen from a London city farm prompting fears they could starve unless they are quickly reunited with their mothers.The two-week-old piglets, snatched from Surrey Docks Farm in Rotherhithe, south-east London, may struggle to survive on...
Image copyright SpaceX Image caption Artwork: The BFR spaceship will be able to carry humans on a trip around the Moon Elon Musk's company SpaceX has unveiled the first private passenger it plans to fly...
Image copyright AIRBUS DS/MAX ALEXANDER Image caption The €1bn European Space Agency mission is set to launch in February 2020 It's taken a little longer than expected but the Solar Orbiter probe is built and...
Image copyright SSTL/AIRBUS/ISRO Image caption S1-4 and NovaSAR pictured just before being enclosed at the top of their Indian rocket The first all-British radar satellite has launched to orbit on an Indian rocket. Called NovaSAR,...
Image copyright DANI NADEL/AFP/Getty Image caption Archaeologists were looking for evidence of plant foods when they discovered the alcohol traces Researchers say they have found the world's oldest brewery, with residue of 13,000-year-old beer, in...
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch the Delta II rocket launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in CaliforniaThe American space agency has launched a laser into orbit to measure the condition of Earth's ice...
The nightingale has undergone a dramatic decline in recent years across the UK.Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust said in Hampshire just 18 male nightingales had been recorded this year, a significant decline from the 355 birds in...

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