Archive for December 4th, 2017:

Russia loses contact with new weather satellite

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Soyuz-2 spacecraft with Meteor-M satellite was launched from Vostochny Russia has lost contact with a weather satellite just hours after its launch from a new cosmodrome. “Contact has not been established because it is not on its planned orbit,” the space agency Roscosmos said. The Meteor-M satellite was carried

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Clearer label plan in bid to reduce food waste

Image copyright Getty Images A new attempt is being made to improve labelling to prevent edible food going to waste. The waste agency Wrap says food labels use too many different terms, prompting people to throw away usable produce. Milk labels, for instance, typically say milk keeps three days in the fridge after opening –

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The ‘supermoon’ celestial wonder seen across the UK

This weekend’s “supermoon” was the last opportunity to see one in 2017, shown here over Ladbroke, Warwickshire, courtesy of Allan Ballard. Article source:

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