Łukasz Luke avatar picture

Łukasz Luke profile on KingsChat Web

Invasive quagga mussel found at Rutland Water and River Trent Non-native quagga mussels, which can block pipes, have been discovered in the East Midlands. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-55106382

AI 'doctor's assistant' among projects given £20m The UK government awards £20m to 15 artificial intelligence research projects. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-55099620

Thailand: Rare whale skeleton discovered Archaeologists believe the bones are as old as 5,000 years and remarkably well preserved. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-55097088

WWF vows to 'do more' after human rights abuse reports The conservation charity is accused of working with guards who allegedly tortured and killed people. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-55069926

Spending review 'undermines UK green vision' The UK chancellor's spending review is accused of undermining the prime minister’s “green” vision. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-55077760

SLS: Nasa 'megarocket' assembly begins in Florida Nasa has stacked the first pieces of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket at Florida's Kennedy Space Center. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-55070302

Elon Musk becomes world's second richest person The tech billionaire overtakes Bill Gates after Tesla shares soar on S&P acceptance https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-55059915

How sunshine can make the railways greener The railways in the UK, Australia and India getting power from the sun in different ways. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-55044198

Harrabin: Now will the Treasury go green? As Boris Johnson is driving UK emissions down, is his chancellor preparing to drive them back up? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-55066576

Charles Darwin: Notepads worth millions lost for 20 years Cambridge University Library launches an appeal to find the scientist's missing notes and sketches. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-55044129

Biden cabinet: Inner circle get key posts as John Kerry named climate envoy The former secretary of state is among the names announced for key roles in the new US administration. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-us-2020-55046714

Chinese spacecraft sets off on Moon sample quest The robotic Chang'e-5 mission aims to return the first lunar rocks to Earth in more than 40 years. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-55049547

Call for coronavirus screening at mink farms Surveillance of farmed mink for coronavirus should be mandatory, says a top scientist. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-55048418

Climate change: Covid pandemic has little impact on rise in CO2 Despite the global lockdowns, overall greenhouse gas concentrations have continued to rise. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-55018581

China seeks to retrieve first Moon rocks since 1970s The Chang'e-5 probe is hoping to assist in better understanding the Moon's origin and formation. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-55033875

Sentinel-6: 'Dog kennel' satellite to measure sea-level rise It may look like a dog house in space, but Sentinel-6 will make the most precise map of ocean height. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-55022567

New rules for Arctic shipping 'a missed opportunity' Environmental groups say new regulations on ships carrying polluting oils in the Arctic don't go far enough. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-55022257

Climate pledge on home heating 'vanishes' after 'mix-up' A government promise to ban gas boilers from new homes by 2023 has been withdrawn from its website. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-55020558

OneWeb satellite internet company is officially reborn Now owned jointly by UK taxpayers and an Indian conglomerate, OneWeb formally emerges from bankruptcy. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-55016402

Global map of bees created in conservation first The data will help protect vital pollinators and could lead to new bee discoveries, say scientists. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-55006902

KingsChat logo
Loading spinner