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Scotland's largest solar farm gets green light

The green light has been given for what will be Scotland's largest solar farm.Moray Council has granted Elgin Energy planning permission for a 20MW...

Pen Hadow sets sail for North Pole as Arctic ice melts

British explorer Pen Hadow and his crew have set sail from Alaska, in an attempt to become the first people ever to sail to...

Brass band on train demonstrates Doppler effect

The Doppler effect was a ground-breaking experiment conducted by Christian Doppler in 1845, which proved the universe is expanding.At a Loughborough railway station, with...

'Donald Trump forest' climate change project gains momentum

A campaign to plant trees to compensate for the impact of President Trump's climate policies has 120,000 pledges. The project was started by campaigners...

Majestic archipelago

The winners have been announced for a photography competition capturing wildlife and scenery from across the Galapagos Islands. All images are subject to...

Record-sized data centre planned inside Arctic Circle

Plans to build the world's "largest" data centre are being made public.The facility is set to be created at the Norwegian town of Ballangen,...

Italy official defends killing rare bear after man mauled

An Italian provincial governor has defended the killing of a rare female brown bear in the Alps, saying it was a threat to humans.The...

Cassini skims Saturn's atmosphere

The Cassini probe has begun the final phase of its mission to Saturn. The satellite has executed the first of five ultra-close passes of...

Perseid meteor shower set to peak at weekend

The Perseid meteor shower will peak over the weekend, giving stargazers the opportunity to spot scores of shooting stars in the sky.Astronomers say hundreds...

Fish sauced? Goldfish turn to alcohol to survive icy winters

Scientists have decoded the secrets behind a goldfish's ability to survive in ice-covered lakes. They've worked out how and why the fish turn lactic...




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