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ESA’s Gaia mission produces richest star map of our galaxy to date

28 mins ago — 1.5 min read

The ESA released data from its Gaia mission today. The new star map is the richest data catalogue ever produced. The map includes high-precision measurements of almost 1.7 billion stars...

UK company to demonstrate zero emission hydrogen combustion engine

2 days ago — 1 min read

UK company ULEMCo has announced it has successfully modified a Volvo FH16 to burn hydrogen gas instead of petrol. The modifications give the truck a real-world range of about 180...

Could Plastic Roads save the world?

1 week ago — 0.5 min read

Engineer Toby McCartney has pioneered a way to use plastic waste to hold together asphalt. This could replace bitumen (an oil product), reduce plastic waste and create longer-lasting roads.

Update – TESS Rescheduled to Launch Today

1 week ago — 0 min read

If you are wondering why they have not heard if TESS was launched successfully on Monday; that was because rocket issues pushed back the launch to today. The Falcon 9...

What do you get when you cross a drone with a HoloLens – XRay Vision.

2 weeks ago — 1.5 min read

A team of engineers from Austria want to change the way we interface with drones. The team from the Graz University of Technology have combined a drone with Microsoft's augmented...

Portugal exceeds 100% Renewable Energy

2 weeks ago — 0.5 min read

Portugal is leading the way in Europe on renewables - for the first time, it has generated more renewable energy than demand.