Film crew to break undersea record

Film crew to break undersea record

At the end of May 2014, the grandson of Jacques Cousteau, Fabien, headed beneath the waves for a month-long trip to an undersea research lab. Cousteau and his team of five will be aiming to break ...

Drones keep watch on crops

Drones keep watch on crops

Researchers at the University of Illinois are experimenting with the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVS, or more commonly known as drones) to take photographs of crops growing on the university's f...

Predicting Solar Flares With 3D Tech

Predicting Solar Flares With 3D Tech

The first film of magnetic field lines 'slipping reconnection' has brought scientists a step closer to predicting the occurrence of major solar flares. This kind of research is vital to ...

Beautiful, Colourful Solar Panels

Beautiful, Colourful Solar Panels

Think stained glass looks pretty? Well one day soon it could be a lot more useful than just looking good. Colourful, transparent solar cells invented at the University of Michigan cou...

Miniature Satellites Flock Around Earth

Miniature Satellites Flock Around Earth

A brand new fleet of 28 small satellites, called Flock 1, will provide free, open imagery of the Earth from space. The satellites -- each individually known as a Dove -- have been deploying from...