The man who stole a shark from an aquarium in Texas, US said he did it because ‘it needed help’.
Image copyright SSTL Image caption The CarbSAR concept could fly as a demonstration in 2021 Two British companies are to push forward with the development of an ultra-low-cost radar satellite. Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd and Oxford Space Systems hope the work will lead to a demonstration flight in 2021. The mission would marry OSS’s novel […]
Image copyright ABDELHAK SENNA Image caption Wind turbines in Morocco on the edge of the desert Installing huge numbers of solar panels and wind turbines in the Sahara desert would have a major impact on rainfall, vegetation and temperatures, researchers say. They found that the actions of wind turbines would double the amount of rain […]
Image copyright Emily Penn Image caption Emily Penn is concerned about the effects of plastic on human health Experienced sailor Emily Penn has set out with an all-female crew to investigate the world’s largest accumulation of marine plastic. Her team will carry out scientific experiments on the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”, now said to be […]