Archive for April 22nd, 2017:

Government has failed to act on air pollution, says Labour

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cyclists wear masks against pollution in London, one of 16 areas where limits have been breached Labour has accused the government of failing to act on air pollution, which it says is a “public health emergency”. The party said millions of people in the UK were living in areas

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March for Science: Rallies worldwide to protest against political interference

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thousands of protesters around the world have taken part in the first-ever March for Science Thousands of scientists are protesting in hundreds of cities around the world against what they see as a global political assault on facts. The first-ever March for Science, which has been timed to coincide

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Cassini probe heads towards Saturn ‘grand finale’

Media captionEarl Maize: “We can’t leave Cassini in an uncontrolled orbit near Saturn” Cassini has used a gravitational slingshot around Saturn’s moon Titan to put it on a path towards destruction. Saturday’s flyby swept the probe into an orbit that takes it in between the planet’s rings and its atmosphere. This gap-run gives the satellite

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