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Science Museum celebrates the Skylark
…London's Science Museum is marking the 60th anniversary of the first flight… of the Skylark rocket. Space curator Doug Millard explained the new exhibition to our science


Europe steps in to cover US shortfall in funding climate science
…French president Emmanuel Macron says that Europe will cover any shortfall in funding for the global climate body, the IPCC. The scientific organisation has faced uncertainty since President Donald Trump outlined plans earlier this year to…


Government urged to act over computer science GCSEs
science in 2015-16, a report from the Royal Society has found. It urged the government…," said a spokesperson. "Computer science GCSE entries continue to rise more quickly… [science, technology, engineering and maths] for the English Baccalaureate (EBacc…


100 Women: Where do women outnumber men in science?
…, and it can't help but intrigue you. Part of a Unesco report on women in science around… report had been gathered in 2002 by Myanmar's Ministry of Science and Technology… trailblazing women in science The women who sew for NASA Still more than half While…


100 Women: Seven trailblazing women in science
…More than half of people in the UK can't name a famous woman in science… to have carried the burden of being the most famous woman in science - so read… during her research, on 4 July 1934. Peggy Whitson: First science officer aboard…


The 7-year-old neuroscientist wowing the internet
…Meet Amoy Antunet, a girl with big ambitions in the world of science. How does…


Norwich Science Festival: Kitchen vortex 'defies gravity'
…A celebration of science is taking place in a city with more than 100 events… the Norwich Science Festival, running from Saturday until 29 October.…


How science transformed the world in 100 years
… is a result of an interplay of fundamental science and technology, with each driving… of Newton's laws of motion. There are big moments in science, like the discovery… optimistically predicted to be 'too cheap to meter'. Science is the pursuit of knowledge…


How worried should we be about melting ice caps?
… this year, has come to an end. BBC Science Editor David Shukman has looked into how…


Dan McKenzie recalls science revolution
…In 1967, Dan McKenzie published a paper in the journal Nature called "The North Pacific: An Example of Tectonics on a Sphere" with Robert Parker, another Cambridge University graduate. It is credited with being one of the key pieces of…