Monthly Archives: December 2015

Restoring the ‘forests of the sea’

Image copyright John Turnbull Image caption The crayweed (Phyllospora comosa) plays a central role in the marine ecosystem on the shallow reefs around Sydney Australian researchers are encouraging people to buy “underwater Christmas trees” to help restore seaweed that suddenly…

Inmarsat’s big boost to UK space

Image copyright AIRBUS DS Image caption The Inmarsat-6 satellites will each have a 9m aperture L-band antenna Inmarsat, the British satellite telecommunications company, has awarded the contract to build its next-generation constellation to Airbus. Two spacecraft have been ordered at…