Science

UK space officials seek nifty name for Mars rover

Jul 20, 2018

U.K. space officials are looking for a catchy name for the ExoMars Rover now being developed

Premature baby penguin recovers after parents broke her egg

Jul 19, 2018

London Zoo says a premature baby penguin has been nursed back to health after its parents accidentally stepped on its egg and broke it

Millions in UK face water restrictions amid hot, dry weather

Jul 17, 2018

Millions in northern England are facing a ban on using garden hoses or sprinklers amid one of the longest spells of hot and dry weather in years

Iceberg 4 miles wide breaks off from Greenland glacier

Jul 13, 2018

Scientists have watched an iceberg four miles wide break off from a glacier in eastern Greenland

Condition of man hospitalized in poisoning improves

Jul 10, 2018

Authorities have broadened their investigation into the nerve agent poisoning of an English couple, seizing a car in a third community in southwestern England

UK forecaster issues 1st ever thunderstorm alert

Jul 1, 2018

Britain's Met Office weather forecasting office has issued its first thunderstorm alert in the agency's 164-year history

Thousands celebrate summer solstice at Stonehenge

Jun 21, 2018

Thousands have watched the sun glint over the horizon at Stonehenge, celebrating the summer solstice at the Neolithic stone circle

Stephen Hawking's ashes buried in Westminster Abbey

Jun 15, 2018

The ashes of Stephen Hawking have been buried in a corner of Westminster Abbey that honors some of Britain's greatest scientists, between the graves of Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton

Hawking's family offers lottery for Westminster tickets

May 8, 2018

The family of the late Stephen Hawking is holding a lottery to choose 1,000 people who will get a free ticket to attend a service of thanksgiving in the British physicist's honor at Westminster Abbey

Cyborg-lit: Book about transhumanism wins Wellcome prize

Apr 30, 2018

A book that explores the quest to defeat death with technology has won the medically themed Wellcome Book Prize

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