Dyson Foundation pledges £6m investment for Malmesbury Primary School STEAM center

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James Dyson Foundation has pledged £6m to Malmesbury Primary School in Wiltshire to fund a new educational centre for teaching STEAM on the condition that plans are approved and pupil numbers expanded. The Foundation has pledged a £6m investment to Malmesbury Primary School in Wiltshire to fund a...

Breakthrough Starshot aims to reach Alpha Centauri within a generation.

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Breakthrough Starshot is taking a novel approach to space exploration by using "nano craft" to reach Alpha Centauri within 20 years of its launch. These tiny crafts are designed to use light beams from Earth to accelerate themselves up to 100 million miles per hour. The project believes...

Carbon emissions drop in the UK as renewables rise

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Provisional figures released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have revealed a 3.4% drop in greenhouse gas emissions last year. This decrease is thanks in large part to falling coal use, with emissions dropping below 500 million tonnes for the first time. The biggest polluter,...