Some quite interesting bits of knowledge about wind power generation.
The UK has a new offshore wind farm operating off the Teesside coast about a mile from Redcar.
A new study comparing footballers of different genders found women's performance suffers in the second half of games more than men's.
Newcastle-born scientist Professor Peter Higgs will receive the Freedom of the City of Newcastle today.
The Nobel Prize winner will attend a special ceremony at the civic centre this afternoon, where a plaque will be unveiled in his honour.
Prof Higgs was first to predict the existence of what became known as the Higgs boson particle..
He was born in Elswick in Newcastle in 1929 and spent his early life in the city.
He has gone on to become one of the world's most famous scientists and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics late last year.
Engineers at Gateshead Council are continuing to investigate why the Millennium Bridge got stuck in the up position earlier this week.
The bridge uses some of the most advanced engineering techniques and our reporter Richard Wilson has been behind the scenes to find out how it all works.
On the day scientists in the United States announced they may have detected echoes of the Big Bang at the start of the universe, researchers in the UK showed off a unique image of the cosmos in more recent times.
The team from Durham University used data from telescopes and satellites to put together a detailed map of thousands of galaxies, which Dr Peder Norberg compared to the view Captain Kirk and his team in Star Trek would have from their flights around space: