The nudge worked then. We now use 93 per cent fewer plastic bags than we did before the introduction of the 5p carrier bag levy went nationwide in 2015 (Wales pioneered the levy in 2011). When the levy goes up to 10p next year it will further curtail their use, and as …Read More »
Nasa will look for signs of life from a relative nearby planet after it was spotted by a brand new space telescope. The world – the first nearby super-earth spotted by the brand new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (Tess) spacecraft – is one of three newly found exoplanets. The planet is known as GJ …Read More »
LONDON — Months after Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, welcomed their newborn son, the prince, one of the most prominent young fathers in Britain, again had some baby news. It’s not what you might expect. In an interview published this week, he made it clear that he and …Read More »
Nasa has found three new planets – including a kind of world unseen in our own solar system. The mysterious planet, known as TOI-270, is a “missing link” world and one that could be a huge gift to researchers looking for alien worlds, they said. The three planets are orbiting around …Read More »
Mars the next frontier? How NASA wants to fulfil Trump’s goal of planting a US flag on the red planet by 2033
Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin landed the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle on the moon 20 July 1969, commemorating the historic moment by placing a US flag on Earth’s natural satellite. Exactly 50 years later, Nasa is once again attempting to push the boundaries of space with a lofty …Read More »
Musk, Branson and Bezos: Why are three billionaires determined to go to space – and what’s the danger to planet Earth?
Billionaire Jeff Bezos says he was inspired to enter the private space race after watching the Apollo 11 mission 50 years ago and seeing “Neil and Buzz land on the moon”. “I got infected by that,” he told CBS News, referring to the 20 July 1969 landing, involving Neil Armstrong …Read More »