West Country Science

University of Bath scientists discover new turkey-sized pterosaur

The fossilised beak was initially thought to have belonged to the fin spine of a fish.

Seabirds 'follow the crowd' when diving into water

Scientists from the University of Exeter have found diving seabirds keep an eye on each other to work out when is best to hit the water.

Flying and steering a hot air balloon - a how to guide

They're a staple of British summertime - but just how do hot air balloons get in the air, and how do you fly them?