Fix the Planet newsletter: Carbon capture power stations are back

Will gas power stations equipped with carbon capture and storage be the future of power plants in the UK? Environment 11 March 2022 By Adam Vaughan Keadby 2 gas-fired power station David Soulsby / Alamy This is Fix the Planet, the weekly climate change newsletter that reminds you there are reasons for hope in science … Read more

NASA lays out plan for the International Space Station’s final years

The International Space Station’s final nine years are going to be busy. NASA just released a report outlining the big-picture goals for the rest of the orbiting lab’s operational life, which is expected to end with a controlled deorbit in January 2031. These goals are: enabling deep-space exploration, conducting research to benefit humanity, inspiring our … Read more

Lego space deals: discounts on spaceships, space stations and NASA kits

Prepare for liftoff with a host of out-of-this-world Lego space deals. The brick-building toymaker has a huge range of space toys and sets out there, so we’ve searched the internet for the very best Lego space deals and put them in this handy guide, so you don’t have to. The Lego Space sets featuring in … Read more

Axiom Space developing in-house spacesuits to prepare for future stations

Even as commercial spaceflight company Axiom Space prepares to launch the first fully private crew to the International Space Station early next year, its engineers are also developing in-house spacesuits. Texas-based Axiom teased the spacesuits in a tweet posted on Nov. 23. While the suits fit into Axiom’s own long-term plans of creating private space … Read more

Tsunamis’ Magnetic Fields Can Be Detected Before Sea Levels Change

Seconds count when it comes to tsunami alerts, and scientists may have found a warning sign that can be detected even earlier than sea level rises: the magnetic fields created by these gigantic rushes of waves.   Even though the difference might only be a minute or two, that can save lives. Magnetic field data … Read more

Private space stations are coming. Will they be better than their predecessors?

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Justin St. P. Walsh, Associate professor of art history and archaeology, Chapman University Alice Gorman, Associate Professor in Archaeology and Space Studies, Flinders University A new era of space stations is about to kick off. NASA has announced three … Read more