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America’s SpaceX company has conducted a key test ahead of the maiden flight of its new rocket – the Falcon Heavy. In what is known as a static firing, all 27 engines on the launcher’s first stage were ignited together to check they are flight-ready. The procedure, conducted in Florida,...

Pollution from many popular diesel cars is much worse when it is colder than 18C outside, new research suggests. Testing company Emissions Analytics told...

The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft has set off from New York to cross the Atlantic, one of the toughest stages of its attempt to fly around the globe using solar...

The solar-powered plane Solar Impulse has arrived at New York’s JFK airport after making the short trip from Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania. Taking...

Solar Impulse, the zero-fuel aeroplane, has flown the first leg across the continental United States in its attempt to fly around the world. It left Mountain...

Leading garden retailer Suttons Seeds has examined the importance of bee-friendly gardening in their latest visual. From pollenating flowers to creating...