Polar bear spray-painted with 'T-34' baffles Russia wildlife experts

Footage of a bear inscribed with "T-34" - the name of an iconic Soviet tank - is shared in Russia.

BBC Science News | Dec. 3, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: wildlife polar-bears russia

Siberia: 18,000-year-old frozen 'dog' stumps scientists

Scientists say the specimen could represent an evolutionary link between wolves and modern dogs.

BBC Science News | Nov. 28, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: evolution siberia russia dogs

Migrating Russian eagles run up huge data roaming charges

Russian scientists tracking eagles got huge SMS bills when some birds flew to Iran and Pakistan.

BBC Science News | Oct. 25, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: nature russia iran kazakhstan wildlife-conservation

The Russian who could have been first to Moon

Alexei Leonov, who died on Friday, could have been the first human to land on the Moon.

By Paul Rincon | Oct. 14, 2019 | bbcnews
~11 mins   

Tags: soviet-union russia space-exploration the-moon

Alexei Leonov: First person to walk in space dies aged 85

Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov floated above the Earth for 12 minutes in 1965.

BBC Science News | Oct. 11, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: russia space

Novosibirsk: 'No risk' after blast and fire at Russian lethal virus lab

A major research centre says no biological agents have been released from a blast and fire at a lab.

BBC Science News | Sept. 17, 2019 | bbcnews
~1 mins   

Tags: russia ebola-virus biology

Russia launches life-sized robot into space

The robot, named Fedor, will perform daily tasks during its 10 days on the International Space Station.

BBC Science News | Aug. 22, 2019
~1 mins |

Tags:  robotics  russia  international-space-station  space-exploration

Spektr-R: Russia's only space telescope 'not responding'

Spektr-R has stopped receiving commands from Earth, Russian astrophysicists say.

BBC Science News | Jan. 12, 2019 | bbcnews
~1 mins   

Tags: russia

Soyuz rocket: 'Faulty sensor' led to launch failure

Russian officials have been looking into why the rocket’s booster malfunctioned during a launch last month.

BBC Science News | Nov. 1, 2018 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: astronauts russia kazakhstan international-space-station united-states nasa

Proton failure to delay Inmarsat Global Xpress roll-out - BBC News

The completion of the UK's biggest commercial space project is facing several months of delay.

By Jonathan Amos | May 18, 2015
~4 mins |

Tags:  russia  space-exploration  aerospace

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