The UK is set to get its first space port in Sutherland, Scotland. But it already has a long history in space.
Image copyright NASA The American space agency launches its latest mission to Mars this weekend. InSight will be the first probe to focus its investigations predominantly on the interior of the Red Planet. The static lander will put seismometers on the surface – including sensors from the UK – to feel for “Marsquakes”. These tremors […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sunfish were spotted last week off the north coast of Skye and off Ardnamurchan A fish normally found in tropical waters has twice been spotted off the west coast of Scotland last week. It is the fourth time this year that the sunfish has been recorded by the Hebridean […]
Koala chlamydia is different to that found in humans, with infected marsupials suffering from blindness and infertility, but a five year genome study hopes to provide clues to the infection and other koala traits. Read more: Cuddly koala’s genes could halt sex disease Source link Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn