Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins has returned to the exact spot where he and two other astronauts flew to the moon 50 years ago. At NASA's invitation, Michael Collins spent the golden anniversary Tuesday morning at Kennedy Space Center's Launc...
Take a look at the possible design for a futuristic Hyperloop station, set to revolutionise travel in Europe. The design was unveiled at Elon Musk's SpaceX headquarters in California. The Hyperloop concept is now being worked on by the world's to...
ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer could soon be joining a lunar mission. He's training on the Canary Island of Lanzarote, where the volcanic landscapes resemble the surface of the moon. He's also learning how to collect moon rock samples.
A dog-like robot being developed to hop across complex terrain on other planets has been used to play a live-action game of ping pong in its latest phase of testing. The idea behind the project is to change how scientists explore the Moon, astero...
Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire has been named a Unesco World Heritage site. Interview with Arts, Heritage and Tourism minister Rebecca Pow. The Cheshire observatory, which is owned by the University of Manchester, has been at the forefront ...
A vegetable-picking robot that uses machine learning to identify and harvest lettuces has been developed by engineers. The 'Vegebot' was developed by a team at Cambridge University.
Almost every battery in the world contains lithium, a rare metal that harms the environment. Are there alternatives? Sodium or magnesium are in plentiful supply, and magnesium can provide more energy than lithium.
From Brussels to Barcelona in an hour - a dream that could soon become a reality. Join us on a high-speed trip to the Netherlands and learn more about the vision of a pan-European Hyperloop transit network!
The era of 5G is upon the UK, with faster speeds not only expected to transform everyday smartphones but also everything from virtual reality to healthcare.
Vodafone has become the second UK 5G mobile operator as it officially switched on 5G network in seven UK cities, including Cardiff, London, Manchester and Glasgow.
Mobile users across the UK can now switch network provider via text message in a move aimed at simplifying the process.
Nasa has held a grand reopening of its Mission Control room from the Apollo days after it was meticulously restored to the way it looked 50 years ago.
Nasa will send a spacecraft to explore the surface of Saturn's largest moon Titan and search for "the building blocks of life", the space agency has revealed. The Dragonfly mission, part of Nasa's New Frontiers programme, will launch in 2026 and a...
Buckle up for safety, unless you're on a school or city bus, apparently. Is this a case of hypocrisy in action? Or is there something else going on?
Lightyear has launched the first long-range solar car. The car is constructed from high-tech materials and has on its roof and bonnet five square meters of integrated solar cells.The company will be ramping up production of the Lightyear One in 2021.
Grey seals are able to form words and sing like humans, new research suggests. University of St Andrews researchers found three trained animals were able to copy speech, as well as notes from songs including the Star Wars theme tune.
Nissan has revealed an all-electric ice cream van concept, along with treat makers Mackie's of Scotland.
The trailer for new mobile game, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, inspired by the Wizarding World, has been released. The worldwide launch of the game begins this Friday.
Facebook is to launch a cryptocurrency next year which will allow people to move money from their smartphone.
British company Gravity Industries has unveiled its jet suit designs ahead of a planned race series involving the unique technology.
Uber plans to take passengers to the sky in a bid to ease congested roads on the ground, for the same price as an UberX trip over the same distance. Melbourne has been chosen as one of the latest testbeds for Uber's helicopter-like flying ambition...
Keanu Reeves made a surprise appearance at the E3 video game expo in Los Angeles. The 54-year-old actor was promoting Cyberpunk 2077, a role-playing game set for release next year.
Could an app could save you a trip to the GP when you're sick? Medical chatbots like #tellAda are now used around the world. But how reliable are they? Could AI help us to live longer, healthier lives?
Apple has confirmed it is to replace the iTunes service in its current form, as it splits the software across three apps. The technology giant said the next versions of its macOS operating system, which powers the firm's computers, will replace t...
From a design standpoint, the human foot is kind of a disaster. Although humans evolved to walk upright on two feet, our feet are prone to all kinds of injuries. So, why did natural selection give us this particular foot?
Two Russian crewmembers Oleg Kononenko and Alexey Ovchinin on the International Space Station have ventured into open space.
David Lipman, Impossible Food's chief science officer, discussed how the "meaty" taste in the plant-based product stems from a molecule essential to all living things, and how much effort the company had to go through to get it approved by the FDA.
A fleet of driverless cars working together to keep traffic moving smoothly can improve overall traffic flow by at least 35%, researchers from the University of Cambridge have shown. The researchers programmed a small fleet of miniature robotic c...
A look at scientists' claims about human contribution to global warming.
Three mathematicians aim to clear up the climate change debate for good.
Scientist Mark Miodownik challenges chef Marcus Wareing to a cookery competition.
Provocative documentary following the doctors who can now interrupt the death process.
We venture deep into the forests of Poland in search of a dragon called Smok.
The team investigate the legend of a giant bird predator the size of a small airplane.
The Beast Seekers head to Mongolia's Altai Mountains to hunt for a legendary creature.
We explore the remote, unexplored jungles of Vietnam in search of the Wildman.
An Irish university has developed a robot to help reduce loneliness among the elderly and those living in care homes. Engineers from Trinity College, Dublin, unveiled Stevie II on Wednesday, Ireland's first socially assistive robot with advance...
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, with the Natural Resources Defense Council, has hope that, despite a damning UN report outlining the near future extinction of one million animal species, humanity can avert disaster by pressing their elected officials to br...
Wonders of the Universe shows how light holds the key to our understanding of the universe
Wonders of the Universe takes up the story of the force that sculpts the entire universe.