BBC News - Science & Environment
Updated: 39 min 5 sec ago
Tue, 06/21/2016 - 03:57
Tim Peake speaks at his first news conference since returning from the International Space Station.
Mon, 06/20/2016 - 17:33
Temperatures around the world are rising faster than scientists can develop varieties that can cope with a warmer world, according to a new study.
Mon, 06/20/2016 - 09:13
Night-time vision evolved millions of years ago in early mammals, a study suggests.
Mon, 06/20/2016 - 07:50
Andy Green says a new source of funding means preparations to run the Bloodhound 1,000mph supersonic car in South Africa next year can resume.
Mon, 06/20/2016 - 04:46
The 93 petaflop Sunway TaihuLight in China has topped a newly published list of supercomputers.
Mon, 06/20/2016 - 00:08
Solar Impulse 2 aircraft sets off from New York to cross the Atlantic in an attempt to fly around the globe using solar energy.
Sun, 06/19/2016 - 02:56
British astronaut Tim Peake has said he is elated to be back on earth after six months onboard the international space station.
Sat, 06/18/2016 - 19:10
President Barack Obama draws attention to the dangers of climate change while on a visit to Yosemite National Park in California.
Sat, 06/18/2016 - 03:49
Footage shows the descent of UK astronaut Tim Peake and two other crew members as they touched down in Kazakhstan.
Sat, 06/18/2016 - 02:15
UK astronaut Tim Peake is safely back on Earth after a historic mission to the International Space Station.
Fri, 06/17/2016 - 20:47
British astronaut Tim Peake has boarded the spacecraft that will return him to Earth following an historic six-month mission to the space station.
Fri, 06/17/2016 - 11:57
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.
Fri, 06/17/2016 - 09:39
A horde of giant spider crabs has amassed in waters near Melbourne. Australian aquatic scientist Sheree Marris filmed this incredible footage.
Fri, 06/17/2016 - 07:43
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.
Fri, 06/17/2016 - 05:46
A crater on Mars is named Langtang, in tribute to one of the worst-hit villages during the 2015 Nepal earthquake.
Fri, 06/17/2016 - 04:53
Newly sequenced genomes of soil bacteria have led to questions about how differing land management affects the organisms' behaviour, on agriculture and emissions.
Thu, 06/16/2016 - 23:52
British astronaut Tim Peake is due back to earth six months after blasting off into space.
Thu, 06/16/2016 - 23:16
A massive population of giant spider crabs amasses in waters off the Australian city of Melbourne.
Thu, 06/16/2016 - 22:03
Biggest ever deep Atlantic exploration mission launched by UK scientists.
Thu, 06/16/2016 - 20:06
British astronaut Tim Peake is preparing to return to Earth after an historic six-month stay aboard the International Space Station.