Raspberry Pi used to steal data from Nasa lab

Lax security at a Nasa lab let a hacker lurk on the agency's network for almost a year, says report.

BBC Science News | June 24, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: cyber-attacks united-states nasa california

Super bloom tourists cause small town 'safety crisis'

Tourists hoping to photograph a bloom of wild poppies briefly shut down a California canyon.

BBC Science News | March 18, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: united-states california

US Civil War-era tunnels and buildings found under Alcatraz prison

Civil War-era fortifications have been discovered just below the prison's recreation yard, a study shows.

BBC Science News | March 7, 2019 | bbcnews
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Climate change: California wildfires 'can now happen in any year'

Wet winters are no longer a guide to the severity of wildfires in California, a new study suggests.

By Paul Rincon | March 4, 2019 | bbcnews
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Tags: california-wildfires

Hoodwinker sunfish: Rare fish washes up on California beach

The seven-foot (2.1m) hoodwinker sunfish washes up in Santa Barbara, baffling scientists.

BBC Science News | March 2, 2019 | bbcnews
~1 mins   

Tags: fish united-states california marine-biology

Virgin's Unity plane rockets skyward

Scottish pilot Dave Mackay pushes Virgin Galactic's rocket plane faster and higher than it's ever been.

By Jonathan Amos | Feb. 22, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: commercial-space-travel jeff-bezos space-exploration amazon aerospace california richard-branson

Climate change: Worries over CO2 emissions from intensifying wildfires

Rising numbers of extreme wildfires could result in a significant increase in CO₂ emissions, scientists have warned.

By Navin Singh Khadka | Nov. 15, 2018 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

Tags: california-wildfires

Would you eat slaughter-free meat?

There's a looming crisis over the world's appetite for meat. This chicken nugget may be the answer.

By Regan Morris & James Cook | Oct. 15, 2018 | bbcnews
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