10202017

Nasa carbon space observatory ‘watches Earth breathe’

Media captionAn animation depicts changes in atmospheric CO2 through the year A Nasa satellite has provided remarkable new insights on how CO2 is moved through the Earth’s atmosphere. The Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) [...]

Einstein’s waves detected in star smash

Media captionScientists have detected the sound of two neutron stars colliding for the first time Scientists have detected the warping of space generated by the collision of two dead stars, or neutron stars. They have confirmed [...]

‘Big, bad wolf’ image flawed – scientists

Image copyright Rooobert Bayer Image caption Wolves are good at working together to get food rewards New research casts doubt [...]

1,000mph ‘Bloodhound’ rocket car fires up

Media captionThe engine was designed to work in a jet fighter, not in a car A British team is developing a car that will be capable of reaching 1,000mph (1,610km/h). Powered by a rocket bolted to a Eurofighter-Typhoon jet engine, [...]

Penguins die in ‘catastrophic’ Antarctic breeding season

Image copyright BBC/Shutterstock Image caption It is the second catastrophic season for the southern penguins in five years All [...]

Nasa carbon space observatory ‘watches Earth breathe’

Media captionAn animation depicts changes in atmospheric CO2 through the year A Nasa satellite has provided remarkable new insights on how CO2 is moved through the Earth’s atmosphere. The Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) [...]

1,000mph ‘Bloodhound’ rocket car fires up

Media captionThe engine was designed to work in a jet fighter, not in a car A British team is developing a car that will be capable of reaching 1,000mph (1,610km/h). Powered by a rocket bolted to a Eurofighter-Typhoon jet engine, [...]

Penguins die in ‘catastrophic’ Antarctic breeding season

Image copyright BBC/Shutterstock Image caption It is the second catastrophic season for the southern penguins in five years All [...]

Nasa carbon space observatory ‘watches Earth breathe’

Media captionAn animation depicts changes in atmospheric CO2 through the year A Nasa satellite has provided remarkable new insights on how CO2 is moved through the Earth’s atmosphere. The Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) [...]

Penguins die in ‘catastrophic’ Antarctic breeding season

Image copyright BBC/Shutterstock Image caption It is the second catastrophic season for the southern penguins in five years All [...]