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UK 'could adopt Norway recycling system'

Image caption In Norway, a deposit-return machine accepts two types of plastic bottle A Scandinavian system for recycling bottles is thought likely to be adopted in the UK. Advisers to government say the schemes have massively reduced plastic litter in the environment and seas. And a ministerial delegation has been to Norway to see if […]

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Design call for 'solar sentinel' mission

Image copyright ESA Image caption Lagrange would track the “fist” heading towards Earth from the side UK scientists and engineers will play a leading role in developing a satellite that can warn if Earth is about to be hit by damaging solar storms. The European Space Agency has requested studies be undertaken to design the […]