"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
Jeremy Curl has just returned to Europe after an epic voyage on foot through the Sahara desert in search of prehistoric art. The Anglo-Irish explorer
Not all explorers are hearty outdoors fanatics with a penchant for wild places and uncharted lands. Some, instead, are explorers of the intangible
“Back to Antikythera” is the new marine research project organized by The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) in Massachusetts, in partnership
Italian adventurer Alex Bellini is going to live on an iceberg until it melts in one of the most unusual expeditions of modern times. He spoke to
Francesco Sauro is a modern day cave man, a daring speleologist who is never happier than when he’s deep underground exploring a new cave system
Felix Baumgartner is the world’s most famous skydiver, a daring athlete and explorer of the extreme who jumped to Earth from the edge of
Sarah McNair Landry is a modern day polar adventurer and film-maker. At age 18 she became the youngest person ever to ski to the South
In the US, World View Enterprises says it is a step closer to launching commercial balloon flights to the edge of space, having made a test flight to
Giorgio Metta is an explorer in the field of humanoid robotics. The Italian professor is best known for developing the iCub robot platform
Opinion – Jon McBride, former astronaut
Jon McBride, former astronaut and ambassador for Kennedy Space Center
It’s been thirty years since my
The Shell Eco-marathon in Rotterdam challenges student teams from around the world to design, build and test ultra energy-efficient vehicles. This
Opinion – Sarah Charley, Fermilab/CERN science writer
Some of the greatest Explorers of our time spend their lives focused around a giant underground
Keeping track of time is one of the biggest challenges that French space scientist Lucie Poulet encountered during her four month adventure living
A new solar-aircraft which is capable of flying around the world fuelled only by the Sun has been unveiled in Switzerland.
Solar Impulse 2 has huge
Marine life is increasingly suffering from man-made noise pollution, a situtation that is set to get worse in the years to come with the growth of
The ITER project is truly at the frontier of knowledge, a collective effort to explore the tantalising future of free, clean and inexhaustible energy
Kilian Jornet is one of the world’s most iconic endurance athletes. Everywhere he runs, skis and climbs he leaves records smashed in his wake. The
The SeaOrbiter project which is headed by pioneering architect Jacques Rougerie stepped closer to reality after a crowd-funding initiative easily
Opinion – Dixie Dansercoer, Polar Explorer
Dixie Dansercoer is one of the International Polar Guides Association’s only five Master Polar Guides and
We are only aware of about 10% of our brain activity, so scientists at a lab in Barcelona are working to increase that percentage. They hope to