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Science Correspondent — BBC
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BBC Science Correspondent

Ig Nobel win for Alpine 'goat man' - BBC News

bbc.co.uk — A British man who lived in the Alps as a goat for three days has won one of this year's Ig Nobel prizes. Tom Thwaites had special prostheses made so he could walk like an animal. The spoof awards, which are not quite as famous as the real Nobels, were handed out during their annual ceremony at Harvard University, US.

Clear path to Ariane 6 rocket introduction - BBC News

bbc.co.uk — The company set up to manufacture Europe's next-generation rocket - the Ariane 6 - says it is open to orders. Airbus Safran Launchers (ASL) expects to introduce the new vehicle in 2020. This week, member states of the European Space Agency gave their final nod to the project following an extensive review process.

Astrônomos identificam mais de 1 bilhão de estrelas em mapa mais detalhado já feito do espaço - BBC Brasil

bbc.com — Compartilhar Astrônomos localizaram 1 bilhão de estrelas como resultado do mais detalhado mapa da nossa galáxia, a Via Láctea. Desse total, 2 milhões tiveram sua distância e seus movimentos laterais nos céus traçados com precisão. O mapeamento, inédito em termos de escala, foi possível a partir do telescópio Gaia.

Gaia space telescope plots a billion stars - BBC News

bbc.com — From the section Science & Environment The most precise map of the night sky ever assembled is taking shape. Astronomers working on the Gaia space telescope are releasing a first tranche of data recording the position and brightness of over a billion stars.

Gaia space telescope plots a billion stars - BBC News

bbc.co.uk — The most precise map of the night sky ever assembled is taking shape. Astronomers working on the Gaia space telescope are releasing a first tranche of data recording the position and brightness of over a billion stars. And for some two million of these objects, their distance and sideways motion across the heavens has also been accurately plotted.

Kapal Northabout pastikan pemanasan Kutub Utara - Tribunnews.com

tribunnews.com — Proyek di bawah pimpinan penjelajah David Hempleman-Adams -yang berambisi melayari Jalur Timur Laut (NEP) dan Barat Laut (NWP) Kutub Utara dalam satu musim- telah merampungkan petualangannya. Kapal Northabout meninggalkan Bristol, Inggris, pada bulan Juni dan mengarungi Kutub Utara dengan melawan arah jarum jam.

Yacht sails through low-ice Arctic sea routes - BBC News

bbc.co.uk — A project led by adventurer David Hempleman-Adams that aimed to sail the Arctic's North East and North West passages in a single season has completed its quest. The yacht Northabout left Bristol, UK, in June and traversed the North Pole in an anticlockwise direction.

Jeff Bezos names big next rocket New Glenn - BBC News

bbc.co.uk — Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has revealed further details of the big, reusable rocket he has been developing inside his Blue Origin space company. The New Glenn, as it will be called, is designed to launch satellites and people from Cape Canaveral in Florida, the entrepreneur says.

Sonda inicia viagem de sete anos para estudar asteroide 'perigoso' - BBC Brasil

bbc.com — Compartilhar A Agência Espacial Americana (Nasa) enviou ao espaço na madrugada desta sexta-feira uma missão que tentará obter amostras de um asteroide de 500m de comprimento, chamado Bennu. O corpo celeste faz parte de uma lista de 1730 asteroides que astrônomos acreditam ter a possibilidade de um dia se chocarem com a Terra.

Flight test for Virgin's replacement rocket plane - BBC News

bbc.co.uk — Virgin Galactic has flown its new rocket plane for the first time in a "captive-carry test" above California. The vehicle, known as Unity, replaces the one that crashed in 2014, killing one of its pilots. In the captive-carry test, the rocket plane was carried to altitude by its mothership, Eve, to acquire data on aerodynamic performance.
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Sep 23, 2016

@thisdell The trick I found was to look far down the track as you go into the bend, then, somehow, you perceive it as flatter than it is.

Sep 23, 2016

Face-off! @ESAGaia runs the numbers and finds the Universe to be expanding faster than ESA @Planck suggests it is.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-37438458 

Sep 22, 2016

Ig Nobel win for Alpine 'goat man' Tom Thwaites. An idea that became a passion. To live as a goat in Switzerland.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-37443204 

Sep 22, 2016

@Jos_de_Bruijne @ESAGaia To do EO, you need precise pointing knowledge. That comes from star trackers (among other bits of kit).

Sep 22, 2016

Today, I get to be @JasonKenny107 for a few minutes. Here's to falling on my.... https://t.co/j6h4u0nNSy

Sep 22, 2016

Kinda obvious but Earth observation types have been asking after @ESAGaia. To look down means knowing where the stars are - very precisely. https://t.co/SCj5MAiIUC

Sep 21, 2016

Will a bookmaker even offer you odds on Drever/Weiss/Thorne at this stage? Reuters' annual forecast.  http://stateofinnovation.thomsonreuters.com/2016-citation-laureates  #NobelPrize


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