Above average temperatures will result in saving a bob or two but the wind's getting up!Read the full story ›
Calendar contributor STEVE CULLABINE took a walk up Mam Tor at the weekend and was treated to not one, but two rare sights.Read the full story ›
The conclusion of a two-year, £34 million project to create a self-powered sewage works in Bradford was marked with a grand opening today.
Yorkshire Water’s Esholt site will become the company’s first entirely ‘poo-powered’ site thanks to one of the UK’s only operational BioThelys Sludge Treatment Plants.
The technology creates enough renewable energy to power the 750-acre site by generating biogas from the 30,000 tonnes of sludge that comes through the site each year.
Yorkshire Water says it will reduce their carbon footprint by 9,000 tonnes a year.
The process also creates a product which can be used as a fertiliser by local farmers.
It's the second day of a unique festival of science, arts and heritage events in Lincolnshire which celebrates the famous Sir Isaac Newton.Read the full story ›
The Gravity Fields festival is underway in Grantham, celebrating physicist Isaac Newton who was educated in the town.
The festival takes place every two years and has scientific displays, exhibitions and you might even bump in to Mr. Newton himself...or at least, a lookalike.
Hi-tech companies including Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin and Mercedes are joining forces with the Red Arrows and The Education Business Partnership (EBP) to inspire the next generation of engineers and scientists.
The firms will showcase their work to more than 300 children at RAF Scampton, which is the Lincolnshire home of the world-renowned Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team.
The special day is part of celebrations marking the Red Arrows’ 50th display season in 2014 and will focus on the importance of studying science, technology, engineering and maths – the so-called STEM subjects.
Also in attendance tomorrow will be physicist Professor Brian Cox, maths expert Carol Vorderman, The Gadget Show host Jason Bradbury and Wing Commander Andy Green, who is the holder of the world land speed record.
The pupils will also get to watch a practice display by the Red Arrows.
Members of the public are being invited to sit in the driver's seat of a giant piece of mining machinery. The Walking Dragline at Swillington near Leeds is thought to be the biggest preserved example of it's kind in Western Europe.
Nasa has released stunning footage showing a series of powerful flares being released by the Sun.Read the full story ›
The pressures of power drove King Richard III to drink, according to new evidence uncovered in a documentary about the medieval monarch.Read the full story ›
Around 250 children are taking part in a study looking at how we develop between the ages of three and 10. As part of the Lincoln University programme they will play games which will help researchers assess cognitive ability.