Mission to make millions of hidden fossils available online – Asia News

The Smithsonian in Washington DC holds some 40 millions fossils in its vast collection – but only a tiny fraction are ever on display. Now it is among the... Read more »

Oil thieves cause spill in Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay – Asia News

At least 60,000 litres (16,000 gallons) of oil has spilled into Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay and the nearby Estrela river. The Brazilian oil company Transpetro said the 4km... Read more »

Melting ice art installation opens at London’s Tate Modern – Asia News

A new art installation has been unveiled outside London’s Tate Modern gallery, called Ice Watch. The work by the Scandinavian artist Olafur Eliasson consists of 30 melting blocks of... Read more »

Poland climate summit protest limits anger young activists – Asia News

With 30 minute slots, allocated areas, volume limits and guidance on the wording of signs, protests inside the UN climate summit in Poland are strictly controlled. Meanwhile, spontaneous outdoor... Read more »

Samples cut around Soyuz hole in spacewalk – Asia News

Two Russian cosmonauts have used knives and shears to cut samples from around a hole in the Soyuz spacecraft, which Moscow says may have been caused by a drill.... Read more »

Where did the Sun come from? – Asia News

Earth would be a frozen lump of rock without the energy created from our nearest star. A Source From https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-46510566 Read more »

Climate change: Why are governments taking so long to take action? – Asia News

A UN conference is being held in Poland to discuss how the world is going to stop climate change. Last month a report by leading climate scientists found progress... Read more »

Meet the woman combing abandoned office buildings for unwanted treasures. – Asia News

In 2014 the UK generated 202.8 million tonnes of total waste. 59.4% came from construction, demolition and excavation, according to DEFRA Environmentalists say that finding new uses for old... Read more »

Astronaut on ISS captures spacecraft launch footage – Asia News

ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst has captured the launch of the Russian Progress MS-10 cargo spacecraft. He filmed the craft leaving the Earth’s atmosphere while on board the International Space... Read more »

Nasa Mars InSight lander mission to teach us more about Earth – Asia News

Nasa’s Mars InSight lander is due to arrive on the Red Planet’s surface on Monday night. It’s going to use seismometers to study the planet’s interior so we can... Read more »