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Stopping child marriage with solar lanterns

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 16:19
Girls in Ethiopia are being given solar lamps to help stop child marriage and keep them in school.

The horrific consequences of rubber's toxic past

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 16:10
The appalling treatment of Congo's rubber workers led to the world's first photographic human rights campaign.

Greta Thunberg speech: French MPs boycott teen ‘apocalypse guru’

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 14:48
The teen activist is ridiculed by some French MPs ahead of her speech to parliament.

Tokyo 2020: Meet the Olympic and Paralympic robots

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 09:55
With a year to go until the Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, meet the robots that will be used on site at the events.

Nasa Moon lander vision takes shape

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 04:17
Nasa has outlined more details of its plans for a landing craft that will take humans to the Moon's surface in the 2020s.

Chris Kraft: Key Apollo 11 director dies days after anniversary

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 03:39
Nasa's first flight director played a critical role in the first Moon landing 50 years ago.

'Important' Iron Age settlement found at Warboys dig

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 16:40
Roman and early Saxon finds were also discovered at the settlement, which was previously unknown.

'Restore UK bogs' to tackle climate change

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 09:23
Restoring peat moors degraded by farming may prove a relatively inexpensive way of tackling climate change.

Chandrayaan-2: India launches second Moon mission

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 05:16
The $145m Chandrayaan-2 aims to become the first space mission to land on the Moon's south pole.

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos: The Silicon Valley space race

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 18:29
The battle between two billionaires vying to take us to the Moon and beyond.

Why 3D printing could be key to a Moon base

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 16:21
Construction materials, ceramics and food could all one day be printed on the lunar surface.

Teen kayaker clocks up 100 miles in Norfolk Broads clean-up

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 19:39
Will Darling has paddled more than 100 miles in his search for rubbish.

Would this burger tempt you to eat meat?

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 16:43
Two BBC presenters put Impossible Foods' meat-free burger to the taste test. How does it shape up?

Women in science: Smashing glass ceilings and glass walls

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 16:20
From pushing boundaries to defying stereotypes - five women who are breaking barriers in science.

Moon landing: How Jodrell Bank tracked Apollo 11 and a Russian probe

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 16:54
An engineer at Jodrell Bank says he could hear every word from Apollo 11's famous mission.

Where were you when man first landed on the Moon?

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 16:48
Fifty years on, the 03:56 AM TV moment that was out of this world.

The final 13 minutes before the Moon landing

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 16:43
The minutes before landing were tense, as fuel was feared to be low and connections were lost between the lunar module and mission control.

How Apollo 11 brought humanity together

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 16:40
An endeavour which was born out of conflict ended by bringing the entire world together, at least for a moment.

Algae bio-curtains: Architects' radical solution to capture carbon

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 15:01
Scientists and architects in London have developed 'bio-curtains' to act as an alternative to urban trees.

Iceland pilot whales: Dozens of dead mammals found beached

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 11:18
The pilot whales were spotted during a helicopter sightseeing tour over Longufjorur.