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UK astronaut Tim Peake is safely back on Earth after a historic mission to the International Space Station.
Footage shows the descent of UK astronaut Tim Peake and two other crew members as they touched down in Kazakhstan.
Tim Peake is returning home after his Soyuz capsule made a crucial engine burn.
British astronaut Tim Peake has boarded the spacecraft that will return him to Earth following an historic six-month mission to the space station.
Ocean experts call for international action to generate the kinds of maps of global seabeds that space missions have already returned for the Moon and Mars.
A horde of giant spider crabs has amassed in waters near Melbourne. Australian aquatic scientist Sheree Marris filmed this incredible footage.
Arctic sea-ice may have hit a record low in May but that does not mean September will set a new minimum mark, say polar experts at Reading University, UK.
A crater on Mars is named Langtang, in tribute to one of the worst-hit villages during the 2015 Nepal earthquake.
Newly sequenced genomes of soil bacteria have led to questions about how differing land management affects the organisms' behaviour, on agriculture and emissions.
British astronaut Tim Peake is due back to earth six months after blasting off into space.
A massive population of giant spider crabs amasses in waters off the Australian city of Melbourne.
Biggest ever deep Atlantic exploration mission launched by UK scientists.
Criticism is made of the use of a UK-government-funded ice breaker to guide a luxury cruise in the Arctic, as worries grow over the environmental impact of tourists.
The Dead Sea is one of the great ecological treasures of the world but it is shrinking at an alarming rate, as Kevin Connolly reports.
Official figures released today by the Forestry Commission show that the government is falling far short of its own tree-planting targets
How UK astronaut Tim Peake will get back from the International Space Station (ISS).
A female tortoise in southern India is given a new lease of life after losing both legs.
Member states of the European Space Agency have reaffirmed their commitment to launch a rover to Mars in 2020.
Scientists announce the detection at Earth of another burst of gravitational waves coming from a black hole merger.
Jack Conway was working in a bog cutting turf when he came across a massive chunk of butter.