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Watching Tim Peake return to Earth

At first there was just a white blob in the sky, then a column of dust and, eventually, a cheery face as British astronaut Tim Peake returned to earth.

19 June 2016
David Shukman Science editor

Exxon: An inconvenient truth

Matt McGrath analyses the implications of the Exxon Mobil annual general meeting, where efforts by environmental campaigners to get the company to take stronger steps on climate change were largely defeated.

27 May 2016
Matt McGrath Environment correspondent

Where next for solar-powered flight?

Solar Impulse's circumnavigation of the globe was a remarkable achievement, but we are not about to board such planes to go on our holidays.

26 July 2016
Jonathan Amos Science correspondent