SpaceX launch rocket to International Space Station with ease

SpaceX launch rocket to International Space Station with ease

A SpaceX Dragon craft made a successful launch on 19 February carrying supplies to the International Space Station. The first mission by Elon Musks company, since a test rocket exploded on the launch pad in September 2016 at Cape Canaveral, went smoothly despite being somewhat delayed. Feb 20, 2017
Giant plankton-eating sharks swim south in the winter

Giant plankton-eating sharks swim south in the winter

Plankton-eating basking shark can reach lengths of up to 12 metres, making it the largest fish in British waters. In the largest study to date, scientists have tracked down its movements during the winter, showing a number of sharks swim south, and spend the season in the sun, off the coasts of Spain, Portugal and North Africa. Feb 20, 2017
Freak weather storm kills two in California

Freak weather storm kills two in California

Heavy rainfall and strong winds have led to the evacuation of 100 homes in California. The severe storm caused California’s heaviest rainfall in six years. The latest storm follows months of wet weather in the state, ending a drought that began in 2011. Feb 18, 2017
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