Cleaning Nuclear Power Stations?

Engineers have developed a material to find ways to clean up disaster sites. This “lava-like” material is akin to the highly molten nuclear fuel created through the Chernobyl and Fukushima disasters. How was it created? This lava-like fuel containing Materials (LFCM) was created in the nuclear meltdowns of the power plants and contain a high […]

Leaf Blowers: a threat to insects

The German Government is concerned that leaf blowers are a threat to insects and the environment as they pollute the air with noise and emissions. The ministry said leaf blowers should only be used if they are “indispensable”. Despite this statement, they are not planning to ban leaf blowers. This warning came out after the […]

Amazon Fires: How bad is it?

These forest fires, which have recently broken out, have been the most intense flames in a decade. It has dreadfully affected a lot of the northern states in Brasil and the border between Bolivia. The fires have swarmed the countries’ tropical forests and savannah. Official statistics have recorded more than 87 000 forest fires in […]

Climate Change: Greenland

Greenland’s massive ice sheet has melted by a record amount this year. It has lost enough ice to raise the average global sea levels by over a millimetre. Scientists and researchers say they are anxiously astounded by how quickly ice has melted this year; they, therefore, worry about the effects it would have on the […]

Satellites and a Rover

International Space Station Orbit Height: 418 km Speed on Orbit: 7.66 km/s Length: 72.8 m (239 ft) Width: 108.5m (356 ft) Weight: 420,000 kg (320 Cars!!) Did You Know: The International Space Station (ISS) took 10 years and more than 30 missions to assemble! The International Space Station (ISS) was launched back in 1998 and […]

The Big Bang

What is the Big Bang? The Big Bang Theory is the leading explanation of how the universe began. People believe that the Universe began in a Big Bang about 14 billion years ago; hence the theory name Big Bang. It started 14 billion years ago. When the Universe was very small and very young, but […]

Heatwaves are 30 times more likely in the UK

After Summer 2018 Met Office studies have shown the record-breaking heat in Summer 2018 made a heatwave 30 times more likely in the UK, because of emissions from human activity. In Summer 2018, temperature was up to 35.6°C!! This extreme temperature is tied with 1976, 2003 and for being the warmest year in the UK! […]