article 20 May 2015 World
Hubble telescope: 25 years of stunning images

The Hubble telescope has come a long way in the 25 years since it beamed its first, grainy images back to earth. Here is a selection of its pictures, revealing stunning views across the galaxies.

article 18 May 2015 UK
1.3bn wind farm to be built off Sussex next year

Work on the Rampion wind farm, which should produce enough energy for 300,000 homes will start early next year off the coast of Sussex.

post 17 May 2015
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Why tech companies think they can do news...

Tech companies are moving into news and the journalism industry needs to fight back, or risk the death of ground-shaking exclusives that hold the rich and powerful to account.

post 13 May 2015
Read more from Tom Clarke on his blog Dark clouds on horizon for renewable energy, despite new solar high

The amount of wind and solar power being produced in the UK has risen rapidly. But industry bodies fear government plans to cut subsidies could undermine moves to a low carbon future.

article 07 May 2015 UK
Lab-grown cancer 'tumour' heralds future treatment progress

For the first time UK scientists grow "tumours" from real cancer patients in a lab setting, an advance that could be the next step on the road to a future of truly personalised cancer therapies.

article 01 May 2015 World, United States
Elon Musk's energy revolution - a new home battery

The chief executive of electric car maker Tesla launches a networked battery harnessing solar power, which he thinks could herald the end of the conventional power-sharing grid.

post 20 April 2015
Read more from Geoff White on Technology State-level hacking: who's got your back?

Governments are unleashing viruses often designed to take complete control of a computer, giving police and intelligence agencies access to its webcam and microphone.

post 13 April 2015
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Back to the future with Blade Runner

The re-release of Blade Runner, with its humanoid replicants and Pac-Man computer screens, offers a warning about the hazards of future-gazing.

post 08 April 2015
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Up Periscope? Get ready for a new data overload

Live-streaming video is building up a head of steam, but how will we deal with it all? And who owns the rights?