#Oceans

NASA is planning a real life “fantastic voyage” to Titan’s Oceans

7 months ago — 2.5 min read

NASA used last weeks Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Symposium to announce plans for a submarine to probe the freezing liquid...

EU’s ‘Sentinel’ climate and ocean-monitoring satellite launches

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Sentinel-3A, the third satellite in the European Copernicus programme, has launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in Russia. The satellite will...

First gas extracted by Total from gas field west of Shetland

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

The first gas field west of Shetland has begun production, being operated by French energy company Total. The Laggan-Tomore field,...

Global temperatures could hit record highs over the next two years

2 years ago — 0 min read

An expected major El Nino event in the pacific could significantly increase global temperatures in the next year. The last...

Engineers study rubbish patch in Pacific, in hope of future clear-up

2 years ago — 0 min read

Ocean Cleanup, a Dutch organisation, has brought together volunteers who have spent the last month in the Pacific Ocean collecting...

Unmanned boat aims to cross Atlantic by 2020

2 years ago — 0 min read

Engineers at Plymouth University are developing a vessel which aims to to cross the Atlantic which will run on renewable...

Solar powered plane completes historic journey

2 years ago — 0 min read

Solar Impulse, the aircraft which is solely powered by the sun, has finished a historic 7,200km trip across the Pacific...

Solar flight grounded in Japan after bad weather conditions

2 years ago — 0 min read

Solar Impulse, the plane which solely runs on solar power, has run in difficulties on the trans-Pacific leg of its...

How to build a £multi-million global business from scratch

2 years ago — 8 min read

“Don’t be afraid just because you’re a one man band in an office,” says Lara Morgan, the entrepreneur (and force...

Europe to attempt wingless re-entry

2 years ago — 7 min read

The trickiest thing about space is getting back from it in one piece. Just ask Giorgio Tumino. Tumino is the...

New technique doubles distance of fibre optic communications

2 years ago — 2.5 min read

UCL researchers have demonstrated a new way to process fibre optic signals that could double the distance data travels error-free...

ESA gears up for space taxi launch

2 years ago — 3.5 min read

The European Space Agency plans to launch a new space vehicle this Wednesday that could potentially challenge existing technology. Scheduled...