The Indonesian meteorite which didn't sell for $1.8m

You saw the headlines of a $1.8m meteorite? Here's the real story and it's just as fascinating.

bbcnews
Nov. 22, 2020 ~7 min

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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.

bbcnews
Nov. 22, 2020 ~1 min

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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.

bbcnews
Nov. 21, 2020 ~7 min

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Donegal: Ministers shocked at peat slide devastation

Ministers visited the scene of a huge peat slide on the Tyrone Donegal border.

bbcnews
Nov. 20, 2020 ~3 min

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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.

bbcnews
Nov. 20, 2020 ~3 min

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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A government promise to ban gas boilers from new homes by 2023 has been withdrawn from its website.

bbcnews
Nov. 20, 2020 ~5 min

OneWeb satellite internet company is officially reborn

Now owned jointly by UK taxpayers and an Indian conglomerate, OneWeb formally emerges from bankruptcy.

bbcnews
Nov. 20, 2020 ~6 min

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The Caribbean islands poisoned by a carcinogenic pesticide

On Martinique and Guadeloupe a pesticide has poisoned the soil and water and caused many cases of prostate cancer.

bbcnews
Nov. 20, 2020 ~8 min

Global map of bees created in conservation first

The data will help protect vital pollinators and could lead to new bee discoveries, say scientists.

bbcnews
Nov. 20, 2020 ~3 min

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Plastics an 'unfolding disaster' for US marine life

For the first time, advocates have tracked how animals in US waters are harmed by plastic pollution.

bbcnews
Nov. 19, 2020 ~3 min

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