Archive for June 17th, 2017:

Airlander 10: World’s longest aircraft hits highest altitude

The world’s longest aircraft has reached the highest altitude it has attained so far. Airlander 10 ascended to 3,500ft (1,067m) on its fourth test flight. Based in Cardington, it is a cross between a plane and an airship and cost £25m. Developer Hybrid Air Vehicles believes it could be the future of air travel. Article

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My 25-year project to photograph the world’s animals

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Genome pioneer John Sulston enters elite club

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sir John now has laboratories named after him at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute British genome pioneer Sir John Sulston has been elevated to the Companion of Honour in the Queen’s birthday list. Only 65 people, including the sovereign herself, can hold the distinction at any one time. Sir

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