"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
A Russian Soyuz rocket has launched from French Guiana, carrying the first of Europe’s two Galileo satellites.
The launch from Europe’s space base
It took Gagarin and Sputnik into space, and has flown safely over 1700 times: Soyuz is over 60 years old, but it begins a new tropical chapter this
Nasa officials said on Saturday the defunct satellite which is due to come crashing down to earth would land in the next few hours.
Scientists said on Thursday they won’t know until about two hours before a defunct NASA satellite re-enters the earth’s atmosphere, where it will
Australian scientists have developed a laser system that can detect tiny pieces of space debris. The tens of thousands of pieces of junk that orbit
A new ultra-powerful Russian space telescope has been launched into orbit by a rocket that blasted off from Kazakhstan on the 18th of July.
A chapter in the history of space has ended with the launch of the American Shuttle Atlantis which marks the retirement of the Space Shuttle. It’s a
The US space shuttle Endeavour has safely landed after its final flight.
The ship touched down at its Florida home base in the early hours
The space shuttle Endeavour lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, May 16, 2011. Endeavour carried six astronauts into
Its real name is AMS-2 or Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer. Its job? Antimatter hunter.
From May 2011 it will fly around 400 km above our heads in
The last Endeavour mission before its retirement is one of the most ambitious scientific searches ever attempted in Space: to track antimatter and